Richard Thaler corrects the record on organ donation, reveals why he wished the original subtitle included the phrase “choice architecture,” his thoughts on replication in behavioral economics, and what advice he’d give organizations looking to apply behavioral science.
This election year will bring unexpected hurdles for even the most experienced voters. Learning from student voters can help address these obstacles so that everyone who can cast a vote actually does so.
There are plenty of policies and programs aimed at getting people to finish college, but little evidence that they work. Better understanding the barriers to re-enrollment and degree attainment can lead to more effective solutions.