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Dr Alex Gyani is the Director of Research and Methodology for the Asia Pacific region at the Behavioural Insights Team, also known as the Nudge Unit. He has worked in a diverse set of fields around the world from domestic violence, energy regulation, health system efficiency, obesity, financial regulation, employment services and education. His PhD focused on encouraging people with anxiety and depression to seek treatment using a mobile phone app and encouraging psychological therapists to use evidence-based treatments. In 2018, he was named one of Apolitical’s 100 Future Government Leaders.
As per the introduction, a paper on the ethics of nudging is: Bart Engelen (2019) Ethical Criteria for Health-Promoting Nudges: A Case-by-Case Analysis, The American Journal of Bioethics, 19:5, 48-59, DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2019.1588411
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