Is there a revolution in UK policy-making?

How The Government’s Nudge Unit Makes Tiny Changes To Foment A ‘Quiet Revolution’ In Policy

David Halpern, a behavioural scientist who tries to figure out how government can work better, must feel like a pilgrim in an unholy land. After a career as an academic, he went to work in Downing Street to be chief analyst at Tony Blair’s Strategy Unit and later became the first chief executive of the government’s Nudge Unit, which has led a quiet revolution in how we make policy, bringing academic rigour to the analysis of what policies work, how they could work better and why. ….[READ]

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