Downlodable - The implications of behavioural economics for law and regulation have been extensively discussed by Professor Cass Sunstein. His paper Empirically Informed Regulation (2011) is a particularly useful overview of the issues involved and we will discuss this in depth during the lecture. The more accessible account Simpler recounts Sunstein's time as a lead regulator within the Obama Administration.
Benefits of incorporating empirical findings into the development of regulation.
Can small inexpensive policy initiatives have large and highly beneficial effects?