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Ignoring Experts, Revisiting Willpower, and Diving Head-first into Corruption

The bad news first: Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday, leaving us with six more weeks of winter. The good news? You have six more weeks of winter to get cozy and read some articles. Here are a few recent pieces that we found interesting: 1. Public more likely to ignore experts if science is too easy: study…

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Behavioral Economics: Valentines Day Edition

It’s that time of the year again. Love is in the air, birds are chirping. Naturally, you are looking for topical behavioral economics material. Here are a few articles and videos to guide you through Valentines Day, whether you are single and searching, or taken and unsure. Dan Ariely: On Dating and Relationships When hiring,…

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Creating a Long Term Mindset: A Simple Intervention to Increase Retirement Savings

Field and lab studies suggest that the way people think about their income can have a big impact on the way they spend and save money. This is particularly important because often it is those who are the most vulnerable that are also the most likely to have inconsistent incomes. In this webinar we will…

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Common Cents Report: Behavioral Interventions Helping Americans Save More

New report one of the most significant applications of behavioral economics in field of LMI financial decision-making San Francisco and Durham, NC – Feb. 8, 2017 – Common Cents, a financial research lab at Duke University and supported by MetLife Foundation, today unveiled its 2016 Annual Report. Report.commoncentslab.org The report details findings from seven completed…

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Vlad Chituc: “Rad”

Beginning this month and continuing each month after, we will be showcasing a member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. For February, the lab member with this dubious honor is Vlad Chituc. How long have you worked at CAH? Nearly four years. What brought you to CAH? Good luck, Dan’s generosity, and the opportunity to…

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Making Exercise Meaningful

By: Conor Artman and Aline Holzwarth  It’s no secret that we would all be better off if we exercised a bit more. And yet, we struggle to exercise for many reasons: some cite the high opportunity cost of the time spent exercising, others say they don’t have the energy, and even more simply don’t enjoy it.…

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Creating short-term saving opportunities: Goals, Taxes, and 5-Weekends

Join our behavioral experts for a riveting conversation on how to start and increase short-term savings for middle Americans effectively.  In this session, we will share results from a couple field studies with fin-tech company Digit, as well as n…

Common Cents Lab Announces New Partners for 2017

“Partnerships create behavioral interventions to improve financial decision-making for low- to moderate-income people in America.” San Francisco, CA and Durham, NC – March 15, 2017 – Common Cents Lab, a financial research lab at Duke University supported by MetLife Foundation, today unveiled the 16 new behavioral design partners selected for its work in 2017. Each…

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BankFeeFinder.com Launches to Help Consumers Uncover Bank Fees

San Francisco, CA and Durham, NC – Feb. 28, 2017 – New tool BankFeeFinder.com launches today to help consumers find how much they have paid in bank fees. The tool was created by Chime, a new type of bank account that helps members avoid fees and save money automatically, with behavioral design insights from Common…

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7 of the Best Resources For Keeping Up with Behavioral Economics Research

The world of behavioral economics is a busy one. Here are 7 resources that you can use to stay in the loop. 1. The BE Hub  // @behavecondotcom Behavioraleconomics.com has great behavioral economics related content, go figure! Notably, this site is home to a fairly active blog, a list of current job openings in BE, and three incredibly…

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