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What Works

Gender Equality by Design

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$28.00 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674089037

Publication Date: 03/08/2016

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400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

11 halftones

Belknap Press

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Iris Bohnet is a behavioral economist and Academic Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School. She combines insights from economics and psychology to improve decision-making in organizations and society. Her most recent research examines how behavioral design can be used to de-bias how we live, learn, and work. She is Co-Director of the Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program and the faculty chair of “Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century” for the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders.

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