The Democratic proposals on automatically enrolling workers into pension schemes is classic Nudge. The policy leaves it up to employees to leave their pension schemes if they insist, but it bets that inertia means most won't lift a finger either way. By leaving people the option of making bad choices Thaler and his cohort can deny the charge that they want the return of the nanny state. Their vision could be described as the au pair state: a more informal, less heavy-handed but still ever so slightly intrusive creature. … [Read more...] about From Obama to Cameron, why do so many politicians want a piece of Richard Thaler?
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The blonde beauty admitted: "It’s been amazing and overwhelming at the same time. We’ve wanted this for so long. We had a lovely life, but this is making us feel so much happier than anything else we have done. Nothing in our careers measures up to this. It feels perfect". … [Read more...] about Ola and James Jordan insist their lives have only just begun after welcoming baby Ella
Tensions are rising in small towns where New York City residents have fled to escape the coronavirus hotspot as locals complain of ransacked supermarkets and hospitals grow more and more crowded. Pictured: A Stop & Shop store in East Hampton is overwhelmed by customers stocking up for self-isolation … [Read more...] about Eight coronavirus cases are confirmed on Martha’s Vineyard after NYC’s wealthy flocked to their summer homes on the island – where the tiny local hospital has room for just NINE virus patients
Tell the audience they won’t unmask unless they win the competition and watch us snatch that trophy from under the noses of the Aussies (technically not part of Europe) and the old Eastern Bloc countries who all vote for one another. … [Read more...] about Brave Duffy has shown others they are not alone after life-changing kidnap revelation
'My job made me test immediately, I had to test anyway, as it meant I was putting a lot of people at risk if I had been exposed. We were lucky to get a test very quickly because of the shortages of the test. … [Read more...] about ‘I thought I was going to see the worst of it but I came through’: Idris Elba reveals he and wife Sabrina have passed quarantine period after testing positive for coronavirus