Big Policy Canvas Research Roadmap

[...] * Following Misuraca (2018), nudging has long been recognized as a powerful tool to achieve policy goals by inducing changes in citizens behaviour, while at the same time presenting risks in terms of respect of individual freedom. Nudging can help governments, for instance, reducing carbon emissions by changing how citizens commute, using data from public and private sources. But it is not clear to what extent can government use these methods without infringing citizens’ freedom of choice. And it is possible to imagine a wide array of malevolent applications by governments with a more pliable definition of human rights.