Influencing behavior through public policy
Influencing people‟s behavior is nothing new to Government, which has often used tools such as legislation, regulation or taxation to achieve desired policy outcomes. But many of the biggest policy challenges we are now facing – such as the increase in people with chronic health conditions
Remember those summer reading lists in grade school? The ones that teachers would pass out on the last day of school, when everyone thought their work was over. I (Antonia) would pretend to groan like the other students, feigning indignation as the list of titles hit my desk.