Politics, Policy

Public servants flock to PCO’s first-ever behavioural economics briefing

In Canada and elsewhere around the world, governments are increasingly turning to behavioural science to figure out how to encourage certain behaviours from their constituents.

Elspath Kirkman, North American head of the Behavioural Insights Team, was in Ottawa last week telling public servants how to influence public behaviour. Photograph courtesy of the Behavioural Insights Team

By DEREK ABMA

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 14, 2016 12:00 AM

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