Opinion - Ong Qiyan
Behavioural nudges will only improve public outcomes if the principles for their successful use–including individual choice–are followed closely.
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.
Article - Peter Ho
How can the Public Service overcome cognitive and institutional hindrances to anticipating strategic surprises? In the following excerpt from his 2009 Strategic Perspectives Conference keynote address, Head of Civil Service Peter Ho charts the way forward.
Opinion - Ong Qiyan, Walter Theseira
Too many small nudges could lead to big problems, argue two social scientists in Singapore.
Article - Lam Chuan Leong
Our thinking is less rational than we'd like to believe, but can we learn to outsmart our own cognitive biases?
Opinion - Max Everest-Phillips
New institutions are needed to manage both the potential and risks of digital technologies that will reshape our societies and how they are governed.
Interview - Eric Johnson
A behavioural insights veteran wants to make it easier for people to make the right informed choices for themselves.
Article - Sharon Tham, Do Hoang Van Khanh
Controlled trials can bring rigour to the process of determining what works — and what does not — in public policy.
Article - Jane Lim
Emerging technologies promise new service possibilities—but organisations need to understand how best to embrace, apply and develop them to advance their goals.
Article - Jason Boh
Carefully chosen and tested behavioural interventions can complement traditional policy tools in cultivating more environmentally friendly habits and actions.