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Finding the trees in the wood: behavioural science and the UK’s response to COVID-19

Oliver, Adam (2020) Finding the trees in the wood: behavioural science and the UK’s response to COVID-19. British Politics and Policy at LSE (28 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

If the government’s response to the pandemic appears opaque and chaotic, that is not the fault of behavioural science, writes Adam Oliver. He emphasises the importance of distinguishing between behavioural science as a subfield of public policy and the processes by which experts advise governments.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: Social Policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2020 09:57
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2020 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104892

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