Behavioural Economics by Default: Supporting Better Policy Outcomes

IPAA and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet partnered to deliver a discussion on Behavioural Economics in the public sector. The panel of speakers included:

  • Ms Renée Leon PSM
    Secretary, Department of Employment
  • Professor Michael Hiscox
    Lead, Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA), Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Ms Mary Ann O’Loughlin AM
    Deputy Secretary, Social Policy, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Dr Rory Gallagher
    Managing Director, Asia Pacific, UK Behavioural Insights Team

The event was facilitated by Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Energy and IPAA ACT President.

A highlights video (3 minutes 20 seconds) is available below, along with a complete video of the event as well.

Professor Michael Hiscox and Renée Leon PSM


Mary Ann O’Loughlin AM and Dr Rory Gallagher


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