The World Bank World Development Report 2015 calls for behavioural-informed policy-making. The EC-JRC leads the change for EU affairs. This post tries to answer to the following: 1. Why should we care about Behavioural Sciences? 2. Why Behavioural issues in Development affairs? 3. Is it time for including behavioural insights into EU and domestic policies?
David Rinaldi, Brussels, 27 January 2015.
The recently launched World Bank’s flagship publication, the World Development Report 2015, was presented on Monday 26 January in Brussels, as one of the first events of the European Year for Development.
Differently from previous reports, which focused on hot topics in development economics or on specific sectors, the 2015 World Development Report (WDR) digs into methodology. The caption explains quite clearly the new approach: “Mind, Society and Behavior”. Continue reading