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Nudges: Why, How and What Next?

Article  -  Kok Ping Soon

What does the use of behavioural insights mean for public policymaking and service delivery in Singapore? A practitioner shares his views.

Using Behavioural Insights More Effectively in Policy Interventions

Opinion  -  Lorenz Goette

Nudges work best when individuals are given feedback on the implications of their actions, and when policymakers weigh the costs and benefits of nudges alongside standard policy measures.

Nudge and Sludge: A Conversation with Dilip Soman

Conversation  -  Dilip Soman

Besides nudging positive behavioural change, designers of policies and processes should also think about whether there are hidden frictions that impede change.

Using Behavioural Insights to Increase Charitable Donations

Article  -  Sharon Tham, Do Hoang Van Khanh

A trial to nudge donors yields promising results over routine fundraising approaches.

Editorial Digital Issue 5

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

In this issue of ETHOS Digital Edition, we bring together perspectives on how behavioural insights can contribute to policymaking and intervention in constructive ways.

Behavioural Insights: Fact or Fad?

Conference material  -  Ivan Yeo, Leong Wai Yan, Rory Gallagher, Ho Teck Hua, Dilip Soman

Plenary session 1 consisted of a short presentation, followed by a discussion session among the panellists as well as Q&A with the audience. Read on for the summary of the discussion points of plenary session 1. For more details on the presentation, you can follow the link to the presentation slides.

How to Nudge Better in Public Policy

Opinion  -  Ong Qiyan

Behavioural nudges will only improve public outcomes if the principles for their successful use–including individual choice–are followed closely.

Reshaping Behaviour and Systems in a Post-COVID Policy Landscape

Opinion  -  Robyn Mildon, Maryanna Abdo, Jane Lewis

Researchers from the global Centre for Evidence and Implementation propose policy approaches based on insights from the science of behavioural change and its implementation.

Can We Nudge the Pandemic Away?

Article  -  Do Hoang Van Khanh, Mervin Loi

While nudges cannot and should not replace mandatory health measures and lockdowns in the COVID-19 crisis, they can be used to complement regulations, especially in helping communities cope with the long-drawn measures and negative consequences of the pandemic.