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Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness / Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein.

Author/Creator:
Thaler, Richard H., 1945-
Edition:
Rev. and expanded ed.
Publication:
New York : Penguin Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 312 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Choice (Psychology) -- Economic aspects.
Decision making -- Psychological aspects.
Consumer behavior.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Choice (Psychology) -- Economic aspects.
Decision making -- Psychological aspects.
Consumers.
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Entscheidungsverhalten.
Verbesserung.
Choice (Psychology) -- Economic aspects.
Consumer behavior.
Decision making -- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Local subjects:
Choice (Psychology) - Economic aspects.
Consumers.
Decision making - Psychological aspects.
Economics - Psychological aspects.
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Overheidsbeleid.
Summary:
Offering a study of the application of the science of choice, a guide that uses examples from all aspects of life demonstrates how it is possible to design environments that make it more likely for us to act in our own interests.
Contents:
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 : Smorgasboard 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
Bonus chapter : twenty more nudges
Postscript : November 2008.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-302) and index.
Contributor:
Sunstein, Cass R.
ISBN:
9780143115267 (pbk.)
014311526X (pbk.)
OCLC:
310424265
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