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By S'Pore Economics Society of S'Pore,Donald Low

Analysts of presidency have usually famous how Singapore's guidelines are grounded in rigorous economics considering. regulations are designed to be economically effective no matter if they don't seem to be continuously well known. This pioneering publication takes a special technique. It goals to illustrate how profitable regulations in Singapore have built-in traditional financial ideas with insights from the rising box of behavioural economics even earlier than the latter turned renowned. utilizing examples from numerous coverage domain names, it exhibits how reliable coverage layout usually calls for a synthesis of insights from economics and psychology. guidelines will not be in basic terms be appropriate with monetary incentives, yet must also be delicate to the cognitive talents, obstacles and biases of electorate. Written via coverage practitioners within the Singapore govt, this e-book is a crucial creation to how behavioural economics and the findings from cognitive psychology will be intelligently utilized to the layout of public guidelines. As one of many few books written at the topic, it can provide to stimulate wider curiosity within the topic between researchers, policymakers and somebody drawn to the layout of powerful public policies.


  • Cognition, selection and coverage layout (Donald LOW)
  • Key rules in Behavioural Economics — and What They suggest for coverage layout (KOH Tsin Yen)
  • Incentives, Norms and Public coverage (Charmaine TAN and Donald LOW)
  • A Behavioural viewpoint to coping with traffic jam in Singapore (LEONG Wai Yan and LEW Yii Der)
  • Can Psychology keep the Planet and enhance our surroundings (Philip ONG)
  • Promoting festival in electrical energy Retail: Insights from Behavioural Economics (Eugene TOH and Vivienne LOW)
  • Discretionary Transfers: supplying monetary aid in a Behaviourally suitable method (Pamela QIU and TAN Li San)
  • Using Behavioural Insights to enhance person well-being judgements (Lavinia LOW and YEE Yiling)
  • A Behavioural View on Designing Singapore's nationwide Annuity Scheme (Donald LOW)
  • Behavioural Economics, coverage research, and the layout of Regulatory Reform (Jack KNETSCH)

Readership: Policymakers, researchers and common readers with curiosity in policymaking in Singapore — when it comes to behavioural fiscal theories.

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