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Economic Growth Can’t Buy Happiness

A nation’s economic prosperity has little impact on citizens’ happiness when there are large gaps in income equality. ... More>

Observer Article

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>