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.
Krugman, Wolf and the Roots of the Financial Crisis
Review - He Ruimin
Review of Paul Krugman's The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 and Martin Wolf's Fixing Global Finance
Behavioural Economics Symposium 2016- Data Science and Behavioural Economics
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
Applying behavioural economics to learning and child development can help solve complex problems in education.
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.
Using the Tax System to Create New Resources Out of Thin Air
Opinion - Robert H. Frank
Cornell Professor of Economics Robert Frank believes a progressive consumption tax could cut down wasteful competitive spending without compromising public resources.
What We Didn't Know About Multigenerational Mobility: In Conversation with Gary Solon
Interview - Gary Solon
Better income data has uncovered surprising insights about income mobility and income inequality, says the noted researcher and economics professor.
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.
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.
Thinking Beyond the Crisis
Conversation - Conversation with Bradford DeLong
Noted economics historian and commentator Professor Bradford DeLong, traces the roots of the current crisis, and expresses confidence in the long-term resilience of the global economy.