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richard thaler

Big business is using tech to learn about our behaviour

Thaler’s work was instrumental in exploring how public policy can be leveraged to manipulate human behaviour for better outcomes.

01 Oct 2019 2:32 AM

Richard Thaler’s views on dynamic pricing are more relevant now for Indian Railways

In India, although the market economy is reasonably entrenched when private goods are offered, it is a far cry in the case of public goods.

22 Jan 2018 12:39 AM

Note ban rollout 'deeply flawed', launch of Rs 2,000 notes 'puzzling': Thaler

Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler's response comes as a reply to his student Swaraj Kumar.

20 Nov 2017 9:05 AM

Disrupting the myth of objectivity

Our media still shies away from expressing bias, while its counterparts in many countries do not.

17 Oct 2017 6:33 AM

New Nobel Prize economist Thaler stumped by record markets

Thaler said on Tuesday he is puzzled by the steady rise of global stock markets in recent years.

11 Oct 2017 11:24 AM


How Modi put Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler's 'nudge theory' to use

The government has been following this policy since last year when Niti Aayog joined hands with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

10 Oct 2017 3:42 PM

Find out more about the Nobel prize in Economic Sciences

We list a few facts and figures regarding the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences.

09 Oct 2017 5:10 PM