Policy 3: Behavioural "Nudge" Economics - Institute on Governance

Policy 3: Behavioural “Nudge” Economics


Explore and practice behavioural “Nudge” economics as a proven tool in governments around the world for policy development, implementation and engagement that are better aligned with modern policy challenges.

$390

Course Description

  • You are a leader in strong relevant policy advice, and are ready to take on new skills to hone your craft. In Policy 3: Behavioural “Nudge” Economics, we will help you develop your policy-making skills and tools to be adaptive and responsive to the complexity of modern policy issues.
  • In this half-day webinar, our experienced facilitators will give you tools that can help you design policies that are simpler and more user-friendly.
  • We will explore and practice with you behavioural economics or “Nudge” economics as a proven tool in governments around the world for policy development, implementation and engagement that are better aligned with modern policy challenges.
  • This webinar is the third in a 3-part suite that can be taken together or as stand-alone offerings. Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals, Policy 2: Policy-making in a Changing Environment, and Policy 3: Behavioural “Nudge” Economics each build upon each other to help you craft the skills needed to succeed. Policy 3 is designed for more experienced policy analysts, leaders, and all policy analysts who have completed Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals and Policy 2: Policy-making in a Changing Environment.
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Learning Objectives:

  • You will expand on your learnings from Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals and from Policy 2: Policy-making in a Changing Environment, or from your work experience. 
  • You will learn how conventional analysis can be supported by behavioural economic insights to improve the design and implementation of public policy. 
  • You will explore and practice how concepts such as status quo bias, default options, loss aversion, anchoring and saliency bias can be used to “nudge” citizens toward better policy choices. 
  • You will learn how governments can recognize behavioural biases that commonly affect policymakers and guard against these weaknesses 

Bundle This Webinar: 

This webinar is eligible to be bundled with two other webinars of your choice for a ‘buy 2, get 1 free’ price of $780. Our recommendation is to bundle Policy 1, Policy 2, and Policy 3; however, you can also choose to take advantage of our other recommended streams (Leadership; Policy; Government Essentials; Innovation) to choose your bundle or mix and match the webinars that best suit your needs. Upon registration, be sure to select the bundle option and then select your webinars. Contact us for support at 613-562-0090 or learningcentre@iog.ca. 

Customize This Webinar:

This webinar is eligible to be customized as a private offering for your team and organization. Contact us at learningcentre@iog.ca to discuss your needs. 

Group Discounts:

If you have more than two people attending, you may be eligible for a group discount. Contact us for details at 613-562-0090 or learningcentre@iog.ca. 


Instructors

Brad Graham

Vice President, Toronto

Expertise: Public Governance, Public Policy, Economics, Health, Finance, Urban Planning Degree(s): BA Economics, Dalhousie University Certification(s) & designation(s): Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto Brad Graham is Vice President, Toronto, at the Institute on Governance (IOG) and a Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and […]

Francoise Ducros

Associate, Faculty

Francoise (Francie) Ducros retired from the federal Public Service in 2020 where she served as Assistant Secretary, Social and Cultural Programs for 4 years. Prior to that Francie served as Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, and Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Social Programs and Partnerships at the Department Affairs Aboriginal and Northern Affairs and Vice-President, […]


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