Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness

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Yale University Press, 2008 - Business & Economics - 293 pages
680 Reviews
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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Great examples and explanations. - Goodreads
Another book about research, minus the pain. - Goodreads
Fascinating insights into human thought and behaviour! - Goodreads
Easy to read and informative. - Goodreads
I found myself frustrated by the circuitous writing. - Goodreads
Enjoyable read and well researched with rich anecdotes. - Goodreads

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Any mother of teenagers who brings this book into her house is opening herself up for comment. The comment I got was, “What is this? A how-to book?” That's because my son was reading the title as the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robin Witt - Goodreads

Nudge starts out strong - interesting concepts, for sure. 5 stars for the term - Choice Architecture. The examples presented are compelling... but vague (I checked out the audiobook from the library ... 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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