People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard.
Season 8, Episode 1
You wouldn’t think you could win a Nobel Prize for showing that humans tend to make irrational decisions. But that’s what Richard Thaler has done. The founder of behavioral economics describes his unlikely route to success; his reputation for being lazy; and his efforts to fix the world — one nudge at a time.
To find out more, check out the podcast from which this hour was drawn: “People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard.”