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.
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.
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.
Choice architecture involves designing the presentation of choices, which influences people’s decisions.
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 - 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.
Article - Leong Wai Yan
Understand why people are not acting and responding in a timely manner allows government agencies to implement nudges that can slightly improve compliance rates.
Applying behavioural economics to learning and child development can help solve complex problems in education.