Tag Archives: Policy

From Nudge to Nudge Plus

March 19, 2018

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Peter John explains nudges, the concept of developing behavioural insights to solve complex policy problems.

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The Emergence of ‘Biopolicy’

June 8, 2017

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iStock-494237829-newtons-cradleDr. Steven A. Peterson considers the impact of biological factors in the formulation of policy.

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The Failure of Economic Policy

July 29, 2016

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Economics-UmbrellaEconomics needs to get rid of its “dismal science” status, to really become a relevant scientific approach to understand and eventually solve the major socio-economic as well as geo-political issues of the contemporary world. Louis-Philippe Rochon and Sergio Rossi take a look at the way ahead. […]

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Coroners’ Recommendations and the Promise of Saved Lives

July 27, 2016

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Research-methods-cloudsDr Jennifer Moore examines two highly debated questions: do coroners’ recommendations save lives and how often are they implemented?
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What puts the “pop” in populist rhetoric? by Donald R. LaMagdeleine

April 27, 2016

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The last eight years have been hard on the West, not to mention the globe. Since 2008 a global economic crisis that originated in the US has eliminated tens of billions of capital from which no economy has fully recovered. Largely as a result of the neoliberal economic policy “wisdom” that governs the most powerful nations and international financial institutions, fiscal austerity has largely been the order of the day. Most notably, Greece narrowly avoided exiting from the EU and reverting to the drachma, which many speculated would potentially cast both Greece and the EU into a sharp tailspin. Donald R. LaMagdeleine goes on to discuss further.

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