Is society better off when people stop smoking? Return to work sooner after a layoff? Pay their taxes on time? Using “nudge theory,” the UK’s Nudge Unit says it can help policymakers help us to make better decisions. A part of government,
How will a 54.5 mpg CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) mandate affect us? We start with a mystery. Because Minivans are big and heavy, they should be the source of a large proportion of all traffic fatalities in 2-car accidents. But they are not. Why?