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Cass R. Sunstein
Cass R. Sunstein, the former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, is the Robert Walmsley university professor at Harvard Law School and a Bloomberg View columnist. Sunstein is also the director of the law school's program on behavioral economics and public policy. He writes widely on topics ranging from behavioral economics to constitutional, administrative and environmental law. He is the author of many books, including "Wiser" and “Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas.” He co-wrote "Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness," with the economist Richard Thaler. Sunstein is also a member of the Bloomberg Government Advisory Board.
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How Hockey Got the Mumps

It is reasonable to speculate that the current mumps outbreak among hockey players may be related to lower vaccination rates in Canada, spurred by the anti-vaccination movement. Read more

Calories, We Never Knew You

A new FDA rule that will require all restaurants to post calorie counts might turn out to be one of the most important regulatory initiatives of the decade. Read more

Don't Pick the Wrong iPhone

Trying to choose between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus? Be careful to avoid making a classic decision-making mistake. Read more

Apple Pay Could Make You Poorer

As payment systems become more automatic, Apple Pay users might find that their thinner iPhones are making their bank accounts thinner as well. Read more