Blogging on bureaucracy, organizations, USDA, agriculture programs, American history, the food movement, and other interests. Often contrarian, usually optimistic, sometimes didactic, occasionally funny, rarely wrong, always a nitpicker.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
How To Change Peoples' Minds: Tax or Nag
Always interested in how people change their minds, if they do. Two bits of evidence:
Taxes work. From NYTimes, Mexico levied a tax assessed on bottlers of soft drinks. The higher price reduced consumption.
Nagging works. NY Times article on how Californians nag each other about water consumption.