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Behavioural Economics Symposium 2016- Data Science and Behavioural Economics

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Behavioural Economics Symposium that brought together Gary King, Sumit Agarwal, and Daniel Lim to discuss how data science complements behavioural economics in designing better policies.

Lecture- MTI-CSC Economics Speaker Series - Behavioural Economics and Education Policy

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Applying behavioural economics to learning and child development can help solve complex problems in education.

The Making of Behavourial Economics: Review of "Misbehaving" by Richard Thaler

Review  -  Charmaine Tan Huan Yuen

A pioneer’s account of the paradigm shift in economics offers compelling insights for the contemporary scholar and practitioner alike.

Policymaking for Real People

Review  -  Tan Yeling

An understanding of how human biases affect economic decision-making can significantly improve the design of public policy. A new book authored by Singapore’s policymakers explains.

Governance Through Adaptive Urban Platforms: The INSINC Experiment

Article  -  Jeffrey Siow, Balaji Prabhakar, Chng Kai Fong

Cloud and mobile technology meet big data and behavioural economics in LTA’s public transport experiment.

Leadership at a Time of (Another) Crisis

Opinion  -  Peter Shergold

Strong, nuanced communication and the ability to seize opportunities have emerged as attributes of effective public sector leadership in a COVID-disrupted world.

Implications of Prospect Theory on Road Pricing

Article  -  Anthony T. H. Chin

While the economic costs of traffic congestion are well documented, the effectiveness of economic instruments, such as road pricing, in containing traffic congestion is less clear. Prospect Theory, a leading behavioural model in experimental economics, may explain inelastic driver behaviour in response to road pricing during peak hours. It may also shed light on the phenomenon of consumers who continue driving despite its higher economic cost relative to other modes of transport.

Fellowships

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Forging strong links with international thought leaders, policy practitioners, and academics.

Knowledge Hub

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Features past issues of Ethos, event materials and CSC-authored case studies and toolkits

Plan for Behavioural Change, One Step at a Time

Review  -  Leon Lim

Review of "Think Small" by Owain Service and Rory Gallagher