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The federal government is hiring what it calls a "Behavioral Insights Team" that will look for ways to subtly influence people's behavior, according to a document describing the program obtained by FoxNews.com. Critics warn there could be unintended consequences to such policies, while supporters say the team could make government and society more efficient.
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USU Jon M. Huntsman School of Business and Lott, Maxim, "Gov't Knows Best? White House Creates 'Nudge Squad' to Shape Behavior" (2013). Jon M. Huntsman School of Business News Collection. 79.