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

ISBN-10: 9814366005

ISBN-13: 9789814366007

Analysts of presidency have usually famous how Singapore's rules are grounded in rigorous economics pondering. guidelines are designed to be economically effective no matter if they don't seem to be continually well known. This pioneering e-book takes a special procedure. It goals to illustrate how profitable regulations in Singapore have built-in traditional fiscal rules with insights from the rising box of behavioural economics even earlier than the latter turned renowned. utilizing examples from a variety of coverage domain names, it exhibits how solid coverage layout frequently calls for a synthesis of insights from economics and psychology. guidelines aren't simply be suitable with financial incentives, yet also needs to be delicate to the cognitive talents, barriers and biases of voters. Written by way of coverage practitioners within the Singapore govt, this e-book is a vital creation to how behavioural economics and the findings from cognitive psychology may be intelligently utilized to the layout of public guidelines. As one of many few books written at the topic, it provides to stimulate wider curiosity within the topic between researchers, policymakers and a person attracted 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 retailer the Planet and enhance our surroundings (Philip ONG)
  • Promoting pageant in electrical energy Retail: Insights from Behavioural Economics (Eugene TOH and Vivienne LOW)
  • Discretionary Transfers: offering economic aid in a Behaviourally suitable approach (Pamela QIU and TAN Li San)
  • Using Behavioural Insights to enhance person wellbeing and fitness 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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