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ideas42

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Last modified: January 15, 2014, 4:02 PM

Description

Behavioral economics has changed how we think about how we think. Now, ideas42 is moving it out of the lecture hall and using behavioral economics to design new products, services, and policies.

The practice of applying research insights from behavioral economics to real problems is very much an emerging science. Focused on exactly this practice, ideas42 is a unique behavioral ideas lab and consulting firm bringing together highly creative practitioners and industry and policy experts with world-renowned economists and psychologists from top-tier universities. Our mission is to apply our expertise in behavioral economics to invent fresh solutions to the world's toughest social problems with the goal of improving tens of millions of lives. We are a social enterprise funded by many of the largest philanthropic foundations.

We believe we will be successful in achieving real change only if we pair real-world, high-energy, entrepreneurial and execution skills with the insights and rigor that academia brings.

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  • Project Manager (Financial Heuristics) - Job

    Last updated:
    August 11, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    The Project Manager will play an active role in managing all aspects of a multi-year project to scale-up a behaviorally-informed financial management training f...
  • Administrative Associate - Job

    Last updated:
    June 25, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Administrative Associate Our Organization: ideas42 is a unique behavioral ideas lab and consulting firm bringing together highly creative practitioners and in...

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Website:
http://www.ideas42.org
Government ID number:
001019687
Address:
80 Broad Street, 30th Floor, New York, NY, 10004, US
Date Founded:
June 2008

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