Posts Tagged ‘Obama administration’

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    Should Government Have a Nudge Team?

    Nov 30, 13 • 430 Views • No Comments

    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,...  [read more]

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    The Cafe Menu

    Aug 29, 12 • 263 Views • No Comments

    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?...  [read more]