We reflect on Congdon’s time with the Social and Behavioral Sciences Team and ask, “What does the future hold for behavioral science in government?”
The aftermath of Donald Trump’s election has led some to cast aspersions on analysts like Nate Silver, who made predictions about the election’s outcome.
Two economists are walking down the street. One sees a $20 bill lying on the sidewalk and says, “Look at that $20 bill!” The second economist responds, “Nah, that’s not a $20 bill. If it was, someone would have picked it up already.”