Department of Government public lecture
Date: Thursday 5 June 2014
Venue: New Theatre, East Building
Speaker: Professor Claus Offe
Chair: Professor Ken Shadlen
Current debates on “nudges” reflect the decline of traditional tools of policy implementation. This talk explores policy tools – ranging from paternalist
manipulation to moral suasion and participatory schemes – that aim at shaping social behaviour.
Claus Offe is a professor of theories of the state at Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.
Ken Shadlen is a professor in development studies in the Department of International Development at LSE.
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