iPhone Notebook export for Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

May 20, 2018

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness Thaler, Richard H.; Sunstein, Cass R.
Citation (APA): Thaler, R. H., & Sunstein, C. R. (2009). Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

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Introduction
Highlight(pink) – Page 3 · Location 151
Carolyn is what we will be calling a choice architect. A choice architect has the responsibility for organizing the context in which people make decisions.
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Libertarian Paternalism
Part I Humans and Econs
Highlight(pink) – 5 Choice Architecture > Page 95 · Location 1606 For these and related domains, we propose a very mild form of government regulation, a species of libertarian paternalism that we call RECAP: Record, Evaluate, and Compare Alternative Prices. Highlight(pink) – 5 Choice Architecture > Page 97 · Location 1634 One strategy to use is what Amos Tversky (1972) called “elimination by aspects.” Part II Money
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Not surprisingly, Humans differ dramatically from Econs in how they deal with money.
Part IV Freedom
Highlight(pink) – 14 Should Patients Be Forced to Buy Lottery Tickets? > Page 215 · Location 3545
Waiver of the right to sue is just one way that doctors and patients can benefit from freedom of contract.
Part V Extensions and Objections
Highlight(pink) – 16 A Dozen Nudges > Page 232 · Location 3791 The Automatic Tax Return.
Highlight(pink) – 16 A Dozen Nudges > Page 236 · Location 3864 Filters for air conditioners; the helpful red light. In hot weather, people depend on air conditioners, and many central air-conditioning systems need their filters changed regularly.
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