Behavioral Economics

RAND announces its two annual RAND Summer Institute conferences that address issues facing our aging population: The Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists on July 10–11, and the Demography, Economics, Psychology, and Epidemiology of Aging conference on July 12–13, 2017. The conferences will convene at the RAND Corporation headquarters in Santa More

Evidence-based behavioral strategies are being used to combat everything from tax delinquency to unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions. Reports from the US Social and Behavioral Sciences Team and the UK’s Behavioural Insights Team showcase the latest applications of behavioral science in public policymaking. More

The Atlantic: In 2013, UNICEF released a report comparing the well-being of children in 29 of the world’s most advanced nations. The report compiled data on health, safety, education, behavioral factors, living environments, material well-being, and subjective “life satisfaction” surveys from children themselves. The United States landed near the bottom More