Articles tagged with nudge
Can the unemployed be ‘nudged’ back into work?
“Unemployed people would be better served by welfare policies that take into account evidence about the reality of human behaviour. However, they would be much, much better served by policies that take into account evidence about the reality of the labour market.” Daniel Sage looks at the role ‘nudge’ could play in welfare to work.
Frontline Friday round-up 10th May 2013: picking holes in Government policy
Here’s our round-up of frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 6th May 2013. This week the frontline blogosphere has been picking holes in Government policy and wondering whether Ministers are reckless or are pushing a hidden agenda, starting with health.
Never knowingly undernudged
So-called ‘John Lewis-style mutuals’ are (depending on your point of view) the future of the public sector or a euphemism for privatisation. However, the expression may have some unexpected implications for the government. Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude launched a competition today to find a commercial partner for the government’s Behavioural Insights Team – or Nudge Unit. […]