Richard H. Thaler





Richard H. Thaler

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A couple years ago, Washington State switched the default rule on state park fees that drivers pay (or don't pay) when they renew their licenses. Reader Steve Loeb nicely captures what this switch looks like on the Washington State Department of Licensing site.


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“A choice architect has the responsibility for organizing the context in which people make decisions.”
Richard H. Thaler, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

“Libertarian paternalism is a relatively weak, soft, and nonintrusive type of paternalism because choices are not blocked, fenced off, or significantly burdened.”
Richard H. Thaler, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

“First, never underestimate the power of inertia. Second, that power can be harnessed.”
Richard H. Thaler, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

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