Tag Archives: Singapore

Nudge theory in practice? (Singapore utility bill edition)

Do you consume more electricity than your neighbors? How about when compared to the national average? Via the amazing Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution. Read more about “nudge theory” here.

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Two cheers for Lee Kuan Yew …

A pragmatic politician, a benevolent despot (he was prime minister of polyglot Singapore for 31 years), or … the most influential statesman of our time? (Image courtesy of The Encyclopaedia Britannica.)

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