The Policy Shop
About This Show
A podcast at the University of Melbourne, Australia, the Policy Shop is where local and global public policy is examined. Local and global academics address a different public policy subject with the host, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne. Please review our podcast on iTunes.
Most Recent Episode
To nudge or not to nudge?
Can a simple nudge encourage us to eat less chocolate or pay our parking fines on time? Nudge is having a growing influence as a public policy tool. But what exactly is nudge? how effective is it? And are there ethical concerns?
Dr David Halpern, Board Director and Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team in the UK, Professor Abigail Payne, Director of the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research joins Vice Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Professor Glyn Davis to discuss these questions.