Behavioural Insights



Behavioural Insights and Public Policy: A Discussion – Part 2

The closing panel of our recent Behavioural Economics and Public Policy conference included leading politicians and policy makers sharing their views on behavioural insights (BI)… Read More ›

Behavioural Insights and Public Policy: A Discussion – Part 1

The closing panel of our recent Behavioural Economics and Public Policy conference included leading politicians and policy makers sharing their views on behavioural insights (BI)… Read More ›

More Bang for Your Buck: What Makes People Less Willing to Pay Tax?

As Sven Steinmo states in his book Taxation and democracy, “Governments need money. Modern governments need lots of money.” This is no less true today… Read More ›

Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax Offset: The Employment Effects and Fiscal Cost Consequences

We evaluate the employment effects of Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax Offset (MAWTO) using administrative data from the taxation office.  Our study shows how large-scale… Read More ›

Reducing Tax Evasion: What Have National Flags Got to Do With It?

Income tax evasion is one of the principal concerns that tax authorities face. In the United States, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimates that tax… Read More ›

Nudging Businesses to Pay Their Taxes: Does Timing Matter?

Timing is an important aspect of policy design that is often overlooked by policymakers. Prompting people at different times can have drastically different levels of… Read More ›

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