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For Farmers, a Little Letter Leads to a Little Money

The US Department of Agriculture is reaching out to farmers who are just starting out, run small farms, or are disadvantaged to encourage them to apply for its new loan program. ... More>


The Curious Politics of the ‘Nudge’


Making Government Logical


Obama Administration Elevates Role of Behavioral Science in Government Services

President Obama signed an executive order September 15 directing federal agencies to inject more behavioral science into their activities and services. ... More>


Extraverted Populations Have Lower Savings Rates

Extraverted individuals are less likely to save money towards long-term goals like retirement, potentially contributing to economic instability on a national scale. ... More>