Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness

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Yale University Press, 2008 - Business & Economics - 293 pages
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style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">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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Enjoyable read and well researched with rich anecdotes. - Goodreads
found it difficult to read. - Goodreads
Fascinating insights into human thought and behaviour! - Goodreads
I found myself frustrated by the circuitous writing. - Goodreads
Nicely researched book on decision architecture. - Goodreads
Lots of great tips and examples. - Goodreads

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Very readable introduction to behavioral economics and policy. The book served as a proponent of "libertarian paternalism," which I had not known existed. Other than citing discredited research that obesity is contagious, the book was well done. Read full review

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User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Written with Cass R. Sustein All about choice architecture and getting change through the framing of the question... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
17
Section 2
18
Section 3
40
Section 4
53
Section 5
61
Section 6
72
Section 7
81
Section 8
101
Section 13
157
Section 14
159
Section 15
175
Section 16
183
Section 17
199
Section 18
207
Section 19
215
Section 20
229

Section 9
103
Section 10
118
Section 11
132
Section 12
145
Section 21
236
Section 22
252
Section 23
255
Section 24
263

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About the author (2008)

Thaler is the Henrietta Louis Johnson Professor of Economics at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

Cass R. Sunstein is Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University.

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