Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Richard Thaler On The Role Of Behavioral Economics In Climate Change


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This week, we talk to Dr. Richard Thaler about the new edition of his book, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, and what we can learn from behavioral economics that better helps us understand solutions to the climate crisis.

Dr. Thaler is the 2017 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to the field of behavioral economics. He is currently the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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