Posts Tagged ‘nudge’

Irrationality, Health, and Libertarian Paternalism

August 10, 2013 — Irrationality describes many aspects of healthcare and health behaviors that create vexing problems for health policymakers. Label a food “healthy” and people will consume it in unhealthy quantities. People will insist on getting prescriptions and tests they might not need, but all too often, they don’t follow through with needed tests and prescriptions. Douglas Hough […]