Posts Tagged: Behavioural economics

“From Nudge to Regulating Uber: Case studies in the Relation Between Science and Public Policy”

We are proud to announce that Cristiano Codagnone from Open Evidence holds the course  “From Nudge to Regulating Uber: Case studies in the Relation Between Science and Public Policy” at  the Faculty of Economics at the National University of Colombia, Cátedra Homero Cuevas. The course offers a critical retrospective of experience that is both based… Read more »

Publication of “The Future of Work in the ‘Sharing Economy’. Market Efficiency and Equitable Opportunities or Unfair Precarisation?”

We are glad to announce that the review essay “The Future of Work in the ‘Sharing Economy’. Market Efficiency and Equitable Opportunities or Unfair Precarisation?” written by Cristiano Codagnone, Fabienne Abadie and Federico Biagi has been published and is ready for download in the European Commission’s JRC Publications Repository. This critical and scoping review essay… Read more »

Publication of the “Study on the impact of marketing through social media, online games and mobile applications on children’s behaviour”

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We are glad to announce that the Final Report of the “Study on the impact of marketing through social media, online games and mobile applications on children’s behaviour” conducted by Open Evidence Staff in Consortium with the Londons School of Economics and Block de Ideas has been published and is ready for download. The study, which has… Read more »

Publication of the Final report of the Study “Preparation of the legal and technical background for a voluntary EU standard for low emitting combustion engine driven cars (EULES)”

The final report of the EULES project, related to preparing the legal and technical background for proposing a future voluntary EU low emission limit for combustion engine driven cars, has been published by the European Commission and is ready for download. The principal objectives of the project were to provide the background on the potential… Read more »

Open Evidence on the Smart City Expo WORLD CONGRESS

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Open Evidence participated as Exhibitor at the 4YFN, the business platform for digital startups, on the Smart City Expo World Congress held from 17-19 November 2015 in Barcelona. Open Evidence was selected as a showcase startup at the 4YFN Village, located at the heart of the Smart City Expo World Congress, where we could engage… Read more »

Open Evidence participates in the “Assessment of different communication vehicles for providing Environmental Footprint information”

How to know what products have more or less impact on the environment? There are various ways in which information about environmental footprint of products is provided. Consumers and businesses would, however, benefit from more unified and transparent information. Therefore, the European Commission has entrusted Open Evidence to test different business-to-business and business-to-consumer communication vehicles,… Read more »

Open Evidence participates in the study on “European Union Low Emitting cars” (EULES)

Road transport is one of the main sources of air pollution. Cars alone are responsible for around 12% of total EU emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main greenhouse gas. In order to help consumers purchase less polluting vehicles, the European Commission is considering a voluntary emission standard. It should also encourage manufactures to produce… Read more »

The Final Report on the Study on Online Gambling published

The Final Report on the Study on Online Gambling, conducted a.o. by Open Evidence Staff within the LSE & Partner Consortium, has been published The main objective of the study was to assess the behavioural response of consumers of online gambling services to protective measures tested in experimental settings. The measures tested in two behavioural… Read more »

The challenges and opportunities of ‘nudging’

The article published in The Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health critically discusses a behavioural economics’ approach in the area of health, focussing both on its theoretical foundation and the determinants of health access. Nudging – which refers to the framing of a choice set without restricting the available options – has been contested in health-related… Read more »

Open Evidence wins the tender on the “Study on the impact of marketing through social media, online games and mobile applications on children’s behaviour”

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Open Evidence researchers won the tender on the “Study on the impact of marketing through social media, online games and mobile applications on children’s behaviour” in consortium with London School of Economics and Political Science; Fundació per a la Universität Oberta de Catalunya and Block de ideas SL. This study, launched by the Executive Agency for… Read more »

The European Commission publishes the Final Report on Testing CO2/Car labelling options and consumer information

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The Final Report on Testing CO2/Car labelling options and consumer information conducted for the European Commission’s Directorate General CLIMA was published on 21 June 2013 and is available for download. The study tested possible new variants of car eco-labels and promotional material in experimental settings, providing policy recommendations on how to devise measures that contribute… Read more »

Open Evidence wins the tender on Integrated Care

Open Evidence has won the tender on Integrated Care awarded by the Institute for prospective technological Studies (IPTS), one of the European Commission Research Centres. The study will highlight the role of ICT in integrated care and the expected impact of ICT in terms of health outcomes and health care system efficiency by means of… Read more »