Tag: Frank Mols

‘Nudges’ may be effective at times, but policymakers will be disappointed if they rely on them to tackle entrenched problems

‘Nudges’ may be effective at times, but policymakers will be disappointed if they rely on them to tackle entrenched problems

Since the publication of 2008’s Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, policy ‘nudges’ have been in fashion, with smaller¬†interventions¬†aimed at altering public behaviour in a subtle manner being adopted by many governments, including in the UK.¬†Frank Mols looked at this phenomenon in a recent journal article, and argues here that while nudges undoubtedly can […]