The introduction of behavioural insights into policy-making is welcome, because they challenge traditional assumptions in policy-making which are largely inspired by neoclassical economic thinking. In line with good evidence-based policy-making, they make us question and test how people behave instead of assuming we already know the answer.
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Xavier Troussard, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
René van Bavel, European Commission, Seville, Spain.
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Troussard, X., van Bavel, R. How Can Behavioural Insights Be Used to Improve EU Policy?. Intereconomics 53, 8–12 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10272-018-0711-1