Tag Archives: incentives

The power of social networks

On Tuesday evening (16/11/2010) Charlotte and I went along to an inspiring RSA event entitled ‘Public policy and the power of networks’. The talk was facilitated by Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the RSA and delivered by Paul Ormerod economist and author of ‘N Squared: Public Policy and the Power of Networks’ (RSA Pamphlet, 2010). [...]

Boris waves a carrot, but no stick

The few headlines dedicated to Boris Johnson’s ‘Leading to a Greener London‘ proposals, unleashed last week to just the faintest squeak of media interest, tended to focus on his plans to plant two million trees in Greater London over the next 15 years.  The Times was one of the few papers to pick up on [...]