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Losing benefits hurts more than paying taxes and this should be reflected in how we frame and design policy

Avaram, Silvia (2015) Losing benefits hurts more than paying taxes and this should be reflected in how we frame and design policy. British Politics and Policy at LSE (09 Dec 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In a new piece of research, Silvia Avram argues that people react not just to the financial incentives embedded in taxes and benefits, but also to the way these are presented. She suggests that by changing the way a policy is framed, we may be able to change behaviour.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2017 13:45
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2017 13:45
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73674

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