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Cass R. Sunstein is a law professor at Harvard Law School and is the most cited law professor in the United States. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Værker af Cass R. Sunstein

Noise: A Flaw in Human Jugdment (2021) — Forfatter — 1,023 eksemplarer
The World According to Star Wars (2016) 218 eksemplarer
Republic.com (2001) 205 eksemplarer
Constitutional Law (1986) 150 eksemplarer
Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide (2017) 120 eksemplarer
Why Societies Need Dissent (2003) 105 eksemplarer
Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions (2004) — Redaktør — 92 eksemplarer
Simpler: The Future of Government (2013) 75 eksemplarer
Worst-Case Scenarios (2007) 62 eksemplarer
How Change Happens (2019) 53 eksemplarer
The Partial Constitution (1993) 50 eksemplarer
Free Markets and Social Justice (1997) 33 eksemplarer
On Freedom (2019) 31 eksemplarer
Behavioral Law and Economics (2000) 29 eksemplarer
Feminism and Political Theory (1990) 28 eksemplarer
The First Amendment (1999) 19 eksemplarer
How to Interpret the Constitution (2023) 10 eksemplarer
Why Groups Go to Extremes (2008) 2 eksemplarer

Associated Works

Bush v. Gore: the Court Cases and the Commentary (2001) — Bidragyder — 52 eksemplarer
Risk: Philosophical Perspectives (2007) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
Reasoning Practically (2000) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer

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Not what I thought it would be.... It seemed mostly about nudges. He's covered nudges elsewhere.
Tytania | Feb 15, 2024 |
I found the first 200 pages of this book to be almost impenetrable and frequently forgot a sentence shortly after reading it.

That said, the book and its import improve.

If you’ve read Kahneman’s earlier work, Thinking Fast and Slow, you’ll be familiar with the use of a core metaphor to the argument. While the book says it’s about “Noise” it’s really about the statistical sources of bad judgments.

Noise is the shorthand systems engineers use to explain flaws in the system.

Kahneman et al want us to take a systems view of bad judgments, and bad judges. There is hope for them yet.

Forestalling judgment until the evidence is collected, breaking down complex judgments to their constituent parts, employing baseline comparisons, and employing objective referees will all yield better judgments in business, in law and medicine, and in life.

I certainly hope so. I have trouble just dealing with the volume of judgments I am called upon to make everyday in business.

There is a lot here to think about, especially about the people who are the experts we rely upon, and how they frequently get important things wrong.
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MylesKesten | 16 andre anmeldelser | Jan 23, 2024 |
I can't think of a better public policy book than Nudge for the clear exposition of economic research, thoughtful suggestions, and downright humour. This is a book written for a country of diverse and strident opinions. Thaler and Sunstein suggest an incremental approach to public policy: why not nudge people into making better decisions for themselves. Leave them just enough choice to make them feel ownership over pension contributions, choice of medical insurance, even marriage. It's also a prescription for breaking the logjam in US Congress by taking a thoughtful, slightly right of centre approach to government. On my recent vacation to the West Coast I saw the ultimate bumper sticker for a cynical electorate: "Recycle Congress."… (mere)
MylesKesten | 63 andre anmeldelser | Jan 23, 2024 |



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