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ideas42 Affiliate Series: A Talk with Alison Buttenheim

Jan 25, 2016

ideas42’s network of academic affiliates represent some of the world’s foremost experts in behavioral science. With the ideas42 Affiliate Series, we invite them to share their insights and what inspires their exploration into human behavior. Our New York office recently had the pleasure of hosting Alison Buttenheim – our newest Affiliate and Assistant Professor at the University … Read more.

A Fresh Start

Jan 15, 2016 by David Munguía Gómez & Jaclyn Lefkowitz

It’s now 2 weeks into the new year, and chances are most of us have spent the first several days of 2016 diligently working to keep our New Year’s resolutions. Once again, we’ve dragged ourselves to the over-crowded gym after work, we’ve braved the long lines at grocery stores to fill our carts with healthy … Read more.

ideas42 Affiliate Series: A Talk with Mike Norton

Nov 4, 2015

ideas42’s network of academic affiliates represent some of the world’s foremost experts in behavioral science. With the ideas42 Affiliate Series, we invite them to share their insights and what inspires their exploration into human behavior. We recently invited Mike Norton of Harvard Business School to visit our New York office. He gave our team a fascinating talk … Read more.

Smartphones: A Nudger’s Best or Worst Friend? An ideas42 Affiliate Post

Oct 27, 2015 by Ben Castleman

This post, written by ideas42 affiliate Ben Castleman, originally appeared on The Brown Center Chalkboard blog at Brookings.edu  It goes without saying that mobile technology and smartphones have transformed our lives. Tasks that, not so many years ago, mainly happened in person or on paper now take place in the palm of our hands. Day … Read more.

New World Bank Team Mainstreams the Adoption of Behavioral Science in International Development

Oct 22, 2015

Today’s World Bank Global Insights Initiative (GINI) announcement represents many milestones. It’s the most significant of the many recent steps made by the world’s multilateral governance institutions to add behavioral science tools alongside those of traditional economics to the modern policymaker’s toolbox. As such, it’s a triumph for those of us who support a behavioral … Read more.

ideas42 Academic Affiliate Series: A Talk With Guest Scholar Brendan Nyhan

Oct 21, 2015

ideas42’s network of academic affiliates represent some of the world’s foremost experts in behavioral science. With the ideas42 Affiliate Series, we invite leading scholars to share their insights and what inspires their exploration into human behavior. Our New York office was pleased to host Brendan Nyhan of Dartmouth College today. Brendan’s research focuses on the spread … Read more.

Introducing the ideas42 Directory of Academic Experts in Behavioral Science

Sep 3, 2015

We probably don’t need to tell you, savvy reader, that behavioral science is fascinating. The insights on human behavior that have come from the last few decades of research are not only profound and compelling, but can also delight. Take loss aversion. First demonstrated by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, this principle says we dislike … Read more.

ideas42 Affiliate Series: A Talk with Adam S. Levine

Aug 10, 2015

ideas42’s network of academic affiliates represent some of the world’s foremost experts in behavioral science. With the ideas42 Affiliate Series, we invite them to share their insights and what inspires their exploration into human behavior. Our third interview brought one of ideas42’s newest affiliates, Adam S. Levine of Cornell University, to our New York office. Adam’s research … Read more.

ideas42 Affiliate Series: A Talk with Anandi Mani

Jun 29, 2015

ideas42’s network of academic affiliates represent some of the world’s foremost experts in behavioral science. With the ideas42 Affiliate Series, we invite them to share their insights and what inspires their exploration into human behavior. For the second interview of the ideas42 Affiliate Series, we recently invited Anandi Mani to visit our New York office to give … Read more.