Video: Solving social problems with behavioral economics

About this talk (Via Ted)

MacArthur winner Sendhil Mullainathan uses the lens of behavioral economics to study a tricky set of social problems — those we know how to solve, but don’t. We know how to reduce child deaths due to diarrhea, how to prevent diabetes-related blindness and how to implement solar-cell technology … yet somehow, we don’t or can’t. Why?

About Sendhil Mullainathan (Via Ted)

Sendhil Mullainathan asks a compelling question: what are the irrational choices we make that perpetuate poverty, corruption, discrimination?

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About Miguel Barbosa

I run this site.

01. February 2010 by Miguel Barbosa
Categories: Behavioral Economics, Curated Readings | Leave a comment

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