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The Ethics of 'Nudge'

Forum for European Philosophy ‘Ethics Matters’ panel discussion

Better decisions versus autonomous choices: should policy makers try to influence people’s behaviour using techniques from the behavioural sciences when it comes to retirement savings, organ donation and lunch choice?

George Loewenstein is Herbert A. Simon Professor of Economics and Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University.

Samuel Nguyen is senior economist for the Behavioural Insights Team in the Cabinet Office.

Drazen Prelec is professor of management science and economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.


Professor George Loewenstein | talks
Samuel Nguyen | talks
Professor Drazen Prelec | talks


Date and Time:

27 January 2014 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Old Theatre, Old Building
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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