I’m in pain. Yesterday it was so bad that I found myself breathing as if in labor. Trying desperately to keep it at bay. Fearful that if I let go, it would completely overwhelm me. Take me under.
This is an over-used favorite of behavioral economists: What does the image mean? Context matters. We have this model that exercisers would choose the option that involved exercise (the stairs), but here is evidence that they don’t. So how do we help people make the best choices? Nudges. The summary of which is not […]
“It’s not the fault of rich people that poor people are poor.” I heard this statement in a class at Yale today and I’ve been mulling it over. Is it the fault of rich people that others are poor? Perhaps not directly. But what I think the speaker of the statement was missing is an […]