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  • ISSN: 2398-063X (Print), 2398-0648 (Online)
  • Editors: George A. Akerlof Georgetown University, USA , Adam Oliver London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and Cass R. Sunstein Harvard Law School, USA
  • Editorial board
Behavioural Public Policy is an interdisciplinary and international peer-reviewed journal devoted to behavioural research and its relevance to public policy. The study of human behaviour is important within many disciplinary specialties and in recent years the findings from this field have begun to be applied to policy concerns in a substantive and sustained way. BPP seeks to be multidisciplinary and therefore welcomes articles from economists, psychologists, philosophers, anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, primatologists, evolutionary biologists, legal scholars and others, so long as their work relates the study of human behaviour directly to a policy concern. BPP focuses on high-quality research which has international relevance and which is framed such that the arguments are accessible to a multidisciplinary audience of academics and policy makers.

BPP Blog

  • Plus ca change?
  • 06 May 2020, Tony Hockley (LSE)
  • Governments are facing two difficult policy challenges: managing the transition from a COVID19 lockdown, and establishing a "new normal". Individuals and policymakers...
  • A reciprocal exercise in hygiene habit formation
  • 01 May 2020, Tony Hockley (LSE)
  • In 2020 a pandemic made a policy priority of hygiene. In her prize-winning MSc essay Cristina Parilli reported on an exercise in testing reciprocity-based messaging...


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