When behavioural economics meets randomised control trials: Examples from Canadian public policy | | VOX, CEPR's Policy Portal
New article by Robert French and Philip Oreopoulos: "When behavioural economics meets randomised control trials: Examples from Canadian public policy"
Behavioural economics has been playing an increasingly important role in public policy the world over, and Canada is no exception. This column outlines the steps Canada is taking towards incorporating insights from the literature into its policies. It also highlights the emphasis that many agencies in Canada are placing on testing their prospective behavioural interventions through randomised control trials.
Full article available on voxeu.org