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    • Nudge

    • Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness [Expanded Edition]
    • Written by: Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every day, we make decisions on topics ranging from personal investments to schools for our children to the meals we eat to the causes we champion. Unfortunately, we often choose poorly. The reason, the authors explain, is that, being human, we are all susceptible to various biases that can lead us to blunder. Our mistakes make us poorer and less healthy; we often make bad decisions involving education, personal finance, health care, mortgages and credit cards, the family, and even the planet itself.

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    • Not fresh if you're already into behavioral econ.

    • By Pouria on 2017-11-06

    Price: CDN$ 27.85

    • Nudge

    • Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
    • Written by: Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
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    Every day, we make decisions on topics ranging from personal investments to schools for our children to the meals we eat to the causes we champion. Unfortunately, we often choose poorly. The reason, the authors explain, is that, being human, we are all susceptible to various biases that can lead us to blunder. Our mistakes can make us poor and unhealthy. We often make bad decisions about education, personal finance, health care, family, and the environment.

    Price: CDN$ 24.46

    • Conformity

    • The Power of Social Influences
    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
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    We live in an era of tribalism, polarization, and intense social division - separating people along lines of religion, political conviction, race, ethnicity, and sometimes gender. How did this happen? In Conformity, Cass R. Sunstein argues that the key to making sense of living in this fractured world lies in understanding the idea of conformity - what it is and how it works - as well as the countervailing force of dissent.

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Simpler

    • The Future of Government
    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Joel Leffert
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
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    Simpler government arrived four years ago. It helped put money in your pocket. It saved hours of your time. It improved your children's diet, lengthened your life span, and benefited businesses large and small. It did so by issuing fewer regulations, by insisting on smarter regulations, and by eliminating or improving old regulations. Cass R. Sunstein, as administrator of the most powerful White House office you never heard of, oversaw it and explains how it works, why government will never be the same again (thank goodness), and what must happen in the future. Cutting-edge research in behavioral economics has influenced business and politics.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Summary of Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein, better.me, Richard H. Thaler
    • Narrated by: Bridger Conklin
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
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    In Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, the authors provide information on how the configuration of the places in which we make decisions influences our choices. The quantity that we eat depends on the size of our plate, the foods we pick in the cafeteria depends on where they are placed at an eye level. However, the same tendency also affects decisions with more significant consequences.

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • The World According to Star Wars

    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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    A deeply original celebration of George Lucas' masterpiece as it relates to history, presidential politics, law, economics, fatherhood, and culture by a Harvard legal scholar and former White House advisor.

    Price: CDN$ 28.67

    • Can It Happen Here?

    • Authoritarianism in America
    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
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    With the election of Donald J. Trump, many people on both the left and right feared that America's 240-year-old grand experiment in democracy was coming to an end, and that Sinclair Lewis' satirical novel, It Can't Happen Here, written during the dark days of the 1930s, could finally be coming true. Is the democratic freedom that the United States symbolizes really secure? Can authoritarianism happen in America? Acclaimed legal scholar, Harvard Professor, and best-selling author Cass R. Sunstein queried a number of the nation's leading thinkers.

    Price: CDN$ 38.59

    • Nudge (German edition)

    • Wie man kluge Entscheidungen anstößt
    • Written by: Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Peter Wolter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
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    Nudge - so heißt die Formel, mit der man andere dazu bewegt, die richtigen Entscheidungen zu treffen. Denn Menschen verhalten sich von Natur aus nicht rational. Nur mit einer Portion List können sie dazu gebracht werden, vernünftig zu handeln. Aber wie schafft man das, ohne sie zu bevormunden? Wie erreicht man zum Beispiel, dass sie sich um ihre Altervorsorge kümmern, umweltbewusst leben oder sich gesund ernähren? Darauf gibt Nudge die Antwort. Das Konzept hat bereits viele Entscheidungsträger überzeugt, darunter US-Präsident Barack Obama.

    Price: CDN$ 23.44

    • On Freedom

    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
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    In this pathbreaking book, New York Times best-selling author Cass Sunstein asks us to rethink freedom. He reveals that freedom of choice isn't nearly enough. To be free, we must also be able to navigate life. Accessible and lively and drawing on perspectives from the humanities, religion, and the arts, as well as social science and the law, On Freedom explores a crucial dimension of the human condition that philosophers and economists have long missed - and reveals what it would take to make freedom real.

    Price: CDN$ 8.76

    • Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide

    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
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    With an eye toward the past and the future, Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide considers a host of actual and imaginable arguments for a president's removal, explaining why some cases are easy and others hard, why some arguments for impeachment have been judicious and others not. In direct and approachable terms, it dispels the fog surrounding impeachment so that Americans of all political convictions may use their ultimate civic authority wisely. 

    Price: CDN$ 21.89

    • Making Dumb Groups Smarter (Harvard Business Review)

    • Written by: Cass R. Sunstein, Reid Hastie
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Cass R. Sunstein, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School, and Reid Hastie, the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, report on behavioral research that suggests some fairly simple ways to achieve "the wisdom of crowds."

    Price: CDN$ 2.62

    • Infotopia

    • How Many Minds Produce Knowledge
    • Written by: Cass R Sunstein
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
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    The rise of the "information society" offers not only considerable peril but also great promise. Beset from all sides by a never-ending barrage of media, how can we ensure that the most accurate information emerges and is heeded? In this book, Cass R. Sunstein develops a deeply optimistic understanding of the human potential to pool information, and to use that knowledge to improve our lives.

    Price: CDN$ 22.49