Here are the slides from a presentation I gave today to sixth-form students... free-market-perspective-on-climate-change-july-2021Download
Category: Behavioural Economics
At first sight there’s an obvious inconsistency between libertarianism and paternalism. The latter usually involves government actions which limit someone’s choices, even if the intention is to promote their own good. How can it be right (asks the libertarian) to restrict an individual’s freedom and autonomy just because the government thinks it knows better? Indeed, … Continue reading Nudge economics – can paternalism ever be libertarian?