The (Surprisingly) Best Way to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

If we really want to diminish our carbon footprint, we need to focus on behavior that is somewhat different from what we usually do.

How to Maximize Tax Revenue in Unexpected Ways

From India, the UK and the U.S., stories that make taxes interesting: India Drumming Up Tax Revenue Using shame when all else fails, officials in a Mumbai suburb boosted property tax revenue by 20%. They just show up on someone’s…

Should Government Have a Nudge Team?

Is society better off when people stop smoking? Return to work sooner after a layoff? Pay their taxes on time? Using “nudge theory,” the UK’s Nudge Unit says it can help policymakers help us to make better decisions. A part of…