Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness (Book, 2008) [Augustana University]
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Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness

Author: Richard H Thaler; Cass R Sunstein
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Caravan book"--Title page verso.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Thaler; Cass R Sunstein
ISBN: 9780300122237 0300122233 9780143115267 014311526X
OCLC Number: 181517463
Notes: Augustana University notes:
"A Caravan book"--T.p. verso.
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Business/Economics) 2008
Description: x, 293 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Biases and blunders --
Resisting temptation --
Following the herd --
When do we need a nudge? --
Choice architecture --
Save more tomorrow --
Naïve investing --
Credit markets --
Privatizing Social Security : smorgasbord style --
Prescription drugs : Part D for daunting --
How to increase organ donations --
Saving the planet --
Improving school choices --
Should patients be forced to buy lottery tickets? --
Privatizing marriage --
A dozen nudges --
Objections --
The real third way.
Responsibility: Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein.
Local System Bib Number:
007347335

Abstract:

A groundbreaking discussion of how we can apply the new science of choice architecture to nudge people toward decisions that will improve their lives by making them healthier, wealthier, and more free
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"[A] new book applying the lessons of social psychology and behavioral economics to everything from health care to climate maintenance. The authors of Nudge . . . agree with economists who'd like to Read more...

 
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