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Nudge
Richard H. Thaler

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Nudge
improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness
A Caravan book large print ed.
Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein

Published 2008 by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English.

About the Book

Thaler and Sunstein offer a groundbreaking discussion of how to apply the science of choice to nudge people toward decisions that can improve their lives without restricting their freedom of choice.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments --
Introduction -- -- pt. 1.
Humans and econs -- -- 1.
Biases and blunders -- -- 2.
Resisting temptation -- -- 3.
Following the herd -- -- 4.
When do we need a nudge? -- -- 5.
Choice architecture -- -- pt. 2.
Money -- -- 6.
Save more tomorrow -- -- 7.
Nai ve investing -- -- 8.
Credit markets -- -- 9.
Privatizing Social Security : smorgasbord style -- -- pt. 3.
Health -- -- 10.
Prescription drugs : Part D for daunting -- -- 11.
How to increase organ donations -- -- 12.
Saving the planet -- -- pt. 4.
Freedom -- -- 13.
Improving school choices -- -- 14.
Should patients be forced to buy lottery tickets? -- -- 15.
Privatizing marriage -- -- pt. 5.
Extensions and objections -- -- 16. A
dozen nudges -- -- 17.
Objections -- -- 18. The
real third way --
Notes -- Bibliography--
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 454-492) and index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
HB74.P8 T53 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 518 p. (large print) :
Number of pages
518

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25565624M
Internet Archive
nudgeimprovingde00thal_957
ISBN 10
0300144709
ISBN 13
9780300144703
OCLC/WorldCat
261341921

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