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Field Experiments to Learn about Behavior and Improve Public Policies

Behavioral Insights for Government (BIG) series

Event Details

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Madison Public Library, 3rd floor
Professor Robert Dur of Erasmus University Rotterdam will show how behavioral insights can be used to tackle pressing issues faced by state and local governments around the world. Dur, one of the world's leading economists in applying behavioral science to policy issues, will draw on practical examples from his work with local governments in the Netherlands, including a series of experiments aimed at reducing littering and waste-dumping by citizens.