Monday, November 21, 2011

NudgeNews Nov. 21, 2011

By Pelle Guldborg Hansen

Everyday quite a few articles, blogs and papers on Nudge and related issues are made available online. NudgeNews is our way of trying to facilitate a better understanding of nudging by giving you access and an overview.

Nov. 21, 2011

Green nudges, Singapore, energy use. - Asia Pacific's sustainable business community reports on from Singapore International Energy Week, where a discussion of the role of behavioural economics in energy use was organised by the National University of Singapore’s Energy Studies Institute (ESI):

To save the earth, know human nature, (Nov 20, 2011)
Nudge, books, criticism.
Yesterday Farnham street reported on Steven Cave's piece in Financial Times from Nov. 18
Nudge thyself
Basically Nudge thyself is a book review of three books potrayed as alternatives to the Nudge-doctrine. Ultimately the book review isn't that encouraging, and Steven Cave ends by giving a criticism we recently saw in William Easterly's book review of Kahneman's Thinking, fast and slow, but which were later rejected by Leigh Caldwell in his
Does Nudge require regulators to be "more rational" than consumers?

Keeping to the book reviews Sander van der Linden reviews the long awaited Nudge, Nudge, Think, Think by Peter John et al. You may read the book review here:
Book Review: Nudge, Nudge, Think, Think: Experimenting with Ways to Change Civic Behaviour
That's all for today:)

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