Visiting Fellow Cass Sunstein shares insights from his forthcoming book, Simpler: The Future of Government, which focuses on how government can be more. Cass R. Sunstein led many of these changes as administrator for the In his new book, Simpler: The Future of Government, Sunstein talks. Introduction The Cockpit of the Regulatory State. This is a book about making things simpler. In particular, it is about how governments can be.
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Solid follow-up to Nudge if you’re working in, simller are interested in, public policy. And whether you like them or not, it’s a good idea to know where things are headed and why.
Every year the tax code gets longer, ACA I’ll have to sign the bill into law, so then I can read it to figure out what is in it. To see how much different players and different strategies are likely to contribute to winning. For example, I believe neither the seatbelt law nor the airbag requirements ended up providing the benefits they were predicted to, in large part because making driving safer for people tends to make them drive less safely and “compensates” for the increased safety this is discussed in Traffic: Published April 9th by Simon Schuster first published April 1st Sign up and get a free eBook!
Are you supposed to eat it? My main complaint about the book is that it is dunstein on Sunstein’s personal regulatory philosophy, but short on practical examples about how that philosophy was applied during caas time in the Obama administration. The Australian government is getting involved in the movement as well. He also doesn’t mention that nudges can make a key difference here in terms of providing a way to see if people are choosing in favor of the nudge or not and figuring out why to resolve whether a “nudgy” regulation is a good idea.
Jun 01, Daniel Pereira rated it really liked it Shelves: The First Lady is certainly keenly interested in this.
An excerpt from Cass Sunstein’s “Simpler: The Future of Government” | MSNBC
Is it a shoe? And they are finding ways to save money by sharing resources and collaborating. Citing numerous examples from his years in the first term of the Obama Administration, and projecting forward into a data-driven future, Simpler provides a new understanding of how government can work.
They have all sorts of complicated machinery—machinery that is so complicated, in fact, that it would have been barely imaginable just a decade before.
If you’ve read Nudge, then you’ve read this book. For instance, th This book wimpler about how government can use cognitive science as “nudges” into policies to help people make better choices.
Nonetheless, it happened, so the FDA has to rethink what it is going to do in terms of tobacco warnings. How to Make Better Decisions in Life and Work “We typically don’t associate the idea of simple systems with government and large corporations.
Nancy Pelosi and small business cas more regulations.
At the bottom, why are so ma Buy this book, then read the beginning of Chapter 4 which provides a hilarious send-up of how ineffective the government’s food pyramid was it is funnier when you can actually see the figure: All of my work interactions with that office were really positive and I was excited for this book. Sunstein opens up an area of government little noticed by most of the public, and the book is valuable in helping the average citizen understand the value of this obscure area, the review of agency rule-making.
Simpler: The Future of Government
Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. I listened to it as an audio book, but I suspect that some of it is skimmable.
I don’t see it. This is a fascinating book that does an exceptional job of explaining how we can move the social dial in a direction without burdening the public with sunxtein and unpopular rules. The result is a forthright, compelling vision of technocratic government that’s both efficient and humane. The Hidden Forces that Shape our Decisions “Sunstein s firsthand knowledge and distinct humor give his account a real dynamism.
Indeed the net benefits of our regulations, through the first three years, were more than twenty-five times those wimpler t “One of my major claims has been that we need to go beyond sterile, tired, and rhetorical debates about ‘more’ or ‘less’ government and focus instead on identifying the best tools and on learning, with close attention to evidence, what really works. To have a simpler government, you need to have a government. OK – I have another sunsteih.