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.
Opinion - Ong Qiyan
Behavioural nudges will only improve public outcomes if the principles for their successful use–including individual choice–are followed closely.
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.
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.
Choice architecture involves designing the presentation of choices, which influences people’s decisions.
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.
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.
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.
Opinion - Ong Qiyan, Walter Theseira
Too many small nudges could lead to big problems, argue two social scientists in Singapore.
Article - Chew Ling, Vasuki Utravathy, Vanessa Tan
Nudges have been shown to help Singaporeans form healthier habits and make more informed lifestyle choices.