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Nudge

Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

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Thaler and Sunstein develop libertarian paternalism as a middle path between command-and-control and strict-neutrality choice architectures. Libertarian paternalism protects humans against their damaging psychological traits (inertia, bounded rationality, undue influence) by exploiting those habits to nudge people into making better choices.

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Nudge: improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness
2009, Penguin Books
in English - Rev. and expanded ed.
Cover of: Nudge
Nudge: improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness
2009, Penguin Books
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Cover of: Nudge
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
2009, Penguin Books
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Nudge
2009, Yale University Press
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Introduction 1
Part I Humans and Econs
Chapter 1 Biases and Blunders 17
Chapter 2 Resisting Temptation 40
Chapter 3 Following the Herd 53
Chapter 4 When Do We Need a Nudge? 74
Chapter 4 Choice Architecture 83
Part II Money
Chapter 6 Save More Tomorrow 105
Chapter 7 Naive Investing 120
Chapter 8 Credit Markets 134
Chapter 9 Privatizing Social Security: Smorgasbord Style 147
Part III Health
Chapter 10 Prescription Drugs: Part D for Daunting 161
Chapter 11 How to Increase Organ Donation 177
Chapter 12 Saving the Planet 185
Part IV Freedom
Chapter 13 Improving School Choices 201
Chapter 14 Should Patients Be Forced to Buy Lottery Tickets? 209
Chapter 15 Privatizing Marriage 217
Part V Extensions and Objections
Chapter 16 A Dozen Nudges 231
Chapter 17 Objections 239
Chapter 18 The Real Third Way 255
Chapter 19 Bonus Chapter: Twenty More Nudges 257
Postscript: November 2008 269
Notes 272
Bibliography 281
Index 303

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, HB74.P8 T53 2009

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viii, 312

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9780143115267
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HB 74 P8 T53 2009, 2009417516

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