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20
Apr
12

Where’s our Silicon Valley?

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The French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908-2009) – the father of modern anthropology – notes that Western societies constructed distal concepts such as geography and astrology before developing the proximal ones […]

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30
Mar
10

How do you use behavioural economics to increase desire for electric cars and bikes?

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It’s easy to get someone to want a sexy Tesla. It’s sexy, for a start. (What? you need more?!@?). But with a price tag of £100k it’s a lot harder to turn desire into action. So what do you do to create…

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29
Jan
10

Death and taxes: Why your decisions kill you and cost you money

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Make hay while the sun shines; Eat, drink, and be merry; A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush: Our language is peppered with injunctions to live in the here and now. And why not? The future…

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22
Jan
10

ƃuıʞuıɥʇ uʍop-ǝpısdn: I can change your answer by reversing the order of the question

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By reversing the order of the question I can change your answer. Did you see what I did there? Well, yes, of course you did – you Hunter…

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12
Jan
10

How do governments finance sustainable initiatives without raising taxes?

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If you assume we live in a perfectly rational world that has little systemic friction you’d be excused for thinking that the tax-take is efficient. It’s not. And because it’s not, there’s some simple…

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