18
Oct 18

Six principles to advance behavioural economics in government

Author:Tim Tran

It’s one thing to understand the theory behind behavioural insights, but knowing how to design a behavioural intervention and then test and apply that intervention in a meaningful way to a specific policy problem is where more advanced knowledge and practice is still developing. Behavioural insights is being broadly applied across government but the skill … Continue reading Six principles to advance behavioural economics in government

23
Aug 18

Nudging for Good – Executive Forum with Professor Michael J. Hiscox

Author:Tim Tran

The Applying Behavioural Insights to Public Policy Forum provides a detailed introduction to behavioural economics along with a practical guide to applying behavioural insights to improve government programs, policies and administration.  The field of behavioural economics focuses on the many ways in which people are typically not like rational, calculating machines pursuing their maximum material self-interest. We all … Continue reading Nudging for Good – Executive Forum with Professor Michael J. Hiscox

05
Feb 18

How to use outcomes to manage your business – a guide for public servants

An outcome directly measures the work of the ‘business’ you’re in.  As a result, effective outcome measurement can help you manage your business. So how do you do it? Proximity is key; outcomes measures need to be proximal to the intervention (service) provided.  If they are, and an outcome measure is heading in the right … Continue reading How to use outcomes to manage your business – a guide for public servants