Government Policy is Solvable (with Behavioral Science)
Dr. Maya Shankar is the founder of the White House’s Behavioral Science Team. She served as a senior advisor during the Obama administration and in 2016, Shankar was the first behavioral science advisor to the United Nations.
She is the host of the podcast, A Slight Change of Plans.
Here are some resources that Dr. Shankar mentions in this episode:
- Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
- “A Slight Change of Plans” with Adam Grant
- “A Slight Change of Plans” with Dr. Katy Milkman