Applying Behavioural Science to Policy

March 31, 2017 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Guest speaker: Professor Cass Sunstein, Harvard Law School and Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs from 2009 to 2012.

Venue: ESRI, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2

Professor Cass Sunstein worked at the White House as head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs from 2009 to 2012. After leaving the White House he became Founder and Director of the Program on Behavioural Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. He is the author of multiple books, including the highly successful “Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness” (2008) and “Simpler: The Future of Government” (2013). Drawing on his experience both as a policymaker and leading scholar, Professor Sunstein will discuss the application of behavioural science to policy.

Programme

2:45-3:00 – Registration

3:00-4:30 – Applying Behavioural Science to Policy Lecture
By Professor Cass Sunstein, Harvard Law School and Administrator of the White House Office of                                 Information and Regulatory Affairs from 2009 to 2012.

 

 

 

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