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A theoretical framework explaining the mechanisms of nudging

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Title: A theoretical framework explaining the mechanisms of nudging
Authors: Löfgren, Åsa
Nordblom, Katarina
Issue Date: Mar-2019
Extent: 27
Publication type: report
Organization: Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
Keywords: Nudge
decision making
havioral intervention
Abstract: In this paper we develop a theoretical model to clarify the underlying mechanisms that drive individual decision making and responses to behavioral interventions, such as nudges. The contribution of the paper is three-fold: First, the model provides a theoretical framework that comprehensively structures the individual decision-making process applicable to a wide range of choice situations. Second, we reduce the confusion regarding what should be called a nudge by offering a clear classification o... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL: D11, D91.
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