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Mathematica, No Field of Dreams: Why Policy Research Needs Behavioral Science (November 29, 2016)

MIT News, White House Releases Report on Applying Behavioral Science to Government Policy (October 17, 2016)

Education Week, Behavior Studies Give Clues to What Makes Federal Programs Work-or Not (September 15, 2016)

White House, Social and Behavioral Sciences Team 2016 Report (September 2016)

Harvard Business Review, Why Nudging Your Customers Can Backfire (April 15, 2016)

Gov Innovator, Lessons from the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) Project (August 10, 2016)

Behavioral Buzz, Developing SIMPLER Solutions (April 2016)

Behavioral Insight Team, What Works Cities: Stories from the States (February 4, 2016)

GovInnovator, Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Government Performance: An interview with Maya Shankar, Chair, White House Social and Behavioral Science Team (October 4, 2015)

Brookings, The Roots of Obama’s Executive Order (September 28, 2015)

Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) September Update (September 2015)

NYT Book Review, The Curious Politics of the ‘Nudge’ (September 26, 2015)

NYT Upshot, A Better Government, One Tweak at a Time (September 25, 2015)

Cass Sunstein, Making Government Logical (September 19, 2015)

White House, Executive Order — Using Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People (September 15, 2015)

MDRC, The Power of Prompts: Using Behavioral Insights to Encourage People to Participate (August 2014)

MDRC / ACF, New Behavioral Buzz Newsletter: Using Behavioral Science to Improve Services to Low-income People (April 2015)