This article is my first draft of the co-writing project I am undertaking with Maurice Codourey @Couderey. I am first publishing here to test before editing for the project.

The popularity of behavioral science in Japan

In Japan, using Nudge in policymaking was inaugurated by the Ministry of the environment in 2017 (note 1 & note 2). Under this initiative, they have created a nudge unit program sprawling across various government agencies both at national and local levels, including private industrial bodies, cities grass-roots communities, and educational institutions. …


Akemi Tazaki

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