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Food banks apply behavioral ec

Food banks apply behavioral economics to promote choice and healthy eating

This year, food banks and pantries around the world were stretched thin by the pandemic. They were and still are an essential resource for families in need, especially for households that were gravely impacted by Covid-19. Estimates indicate that the demand for these nonprofit services in the Read More...

Why we buy

Why we buy

The emerging field of behavioral economics helps explain why spending comes so much easier than saving. Adam Smith |July/August 2010 issue We need more than multinationals to achieve economic Read More...