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How to Nudge a Performance Based Contract (PBC) - Part 1

Commercial instruments, especially sophisticated ones such as Performance Based Contracts (PBCs), have the ability to shape the behaviour of both buyer and seller.  While many commercial practitioners see contracts in their simplest form, an explicit and directive agreement between buyer and seller, some acknowledge that contracts can be used for much more.  836 more words


Sunstein: In Politics, Apologies Are for Losers


Suppose that a public figure has said or done something that many people consider offensive, outrageous or despicable — for example, lied about his military service or insulted people’s religious convictions.

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Shelach Lecha 5779

This is Torah Talk for the week of June 23rd, 2019

Num 15:30  But the person, be he citizen or stranger, who acts defiantly [ביד רמה] 109 more words


LSE Events: Cass Sunstein - What do people really think about Climate Change.

Whether you agree with what is said or not, this lecture is well worth the effort to listen.

Climate Change

...Time to Panic.....

The age of climate panic is here.

Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing dozens from Quebec to Japan.

Some of the most destructive wildfires in California history turned more than a million acres to ash, along the way melting the tires and the sneakers of those trying to escape the flames. 2,825 more words