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Nudge Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Table of Contents

    • Acknowledgments vii
    • Introduction I
  • Part I Humans and Econs
    • 1 Biases and Blunders 17
    • 2 Resisting Temptation 40
    • 3 Following the Herd 53
    • 4 When Do We Need a Nudge? 74
    • 5 Choice Architecture 83
  • Part II Money
    • 6 Save More Tomorrow 105
    • 7 Naive Investing 120
    • 8 Credit Markets 134
    • 9 Privatizing Social Security: Smorgasbord Style 147
  • Part III Health
    • 10 Prescription Drugs: Part D for Daunting 161
    • 11 How to Increase Organ Donations 177
    • 12 Saving the Planet 185
  • Part IV Freedom
    • 13 Improving School Choices 201
    • 14 Should Patients Be Forced to Buy Lottery Tickets? 209
    • 15 Privatizing Marriage 217
  • Part V Extensions and Objections
    • 16 A Dozen Nudges 231
    • 17 Objections 239
    • 18 The Real Third Way 255
    • 19 Bonus Chapter: Twenty More Nudges 257
    • Postscript: November 2008 269
    • Notes 272
    • Bibliography 281
    • Index 303