Michael Sanders

King’s College London

Reader in Public Policy

Strand

London, England WC2R 2LS

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Use of Descriptive Norms in Public Administration: A Panacea for Improving Citizen Behaviours?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Peter John, Peter John, Michael Sanders and Jennifer Wang
University College London - School of Public PolicyDepartment of Political Economy, KCL, King’s College London and Cabinet Office (UK) - Behavioural Insights Team
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social norms, experiments

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Nudge in the Time of Coronavirus: The Compliance to Behavioural Messages during Crisis

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2023
King’s College London, University College London - School of Public PolicyDepartment of Political Economy, KCL, King’s College London and King’s College London
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Nudge, Nudge Plus, COVID-19, Social Norms, Compliance

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Testing Local Descriptive Norms and Salience of Enforcement Action: A Field Experiment to Increase Tax Collection

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 May 2018
University of London - Birkbeck College, King’s College London, The Behavioural Insights Team and The Behavioural Insights Team
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Social Norms, Randomized Controlled Trial, Local Taxation, Enforcement Salience

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Curbing Adult Student Attrition: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 15-065
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Behavioural Insights Team, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), King’s College London, Behavioural Insights Team, University of Gothenburg, Harvard Law School, University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, Behavioural Insights Team and Behavioural Insights Team
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Behavioral Economics, Field Experiment, Education, Adult Education

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Using Text Reminders to Increase Attendance and Attainment: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
King’s College London, Behavioural Insights Team, Behavioural Insights Team, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and Behavioural Insights Team
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field experiment, education, behavioural science, behavioural insights, behavioural economics, texting, belongingness, identity

6.

Can Role Models Help Encourage Young People to Apply to (Selective) Universities: Evidence From a Large Scale English Field Experiment

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Michael Sanders, Raj Chande, Eliza Kozman and Timothy Leunig
King’s College London, Behavioural Insights Team, Cabinet Office (UK) - Behavioural Insights Team and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History
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Field Experiments, Aspirations, Behavioural Economics, Public Policy, Role Models, RCT

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Loss Aversion Fails to Replicate in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Evidence from An Online Experiment

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
King’s College London, King’s College London, King’s College London and University College London - School of Public PolicyDepartment of Political Economy, KCL
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Loss Aversion; COVID-19; Framing; Prospect Theory; Behavioural

8.

Time for Money: A Social Impact Perspective on Moral Licensing

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Nov 2020
Michael Sanders and Oliver Hauser
King’s College London and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Moral licensing, charitable giving, behavioural economics, experimental economics

9.

A Lab Experiment on Knowledge Hierarchy Formation

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Nov 2020
Henry Duncanson and Michael Sanders
affiliation not provided to SSRN and King’s College London
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Experimental Economics, Hierarchies, Theory of the firm

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Worth 1000 Words: The Effect of Social Cues on a Fundraising Campaign in a Government Agency. A

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Nov 2020
Michael Sanders, David Reinstein and Alex Tupper
King’s College London, University of Essex and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Charitable giving, field experiments, social distance

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Testing Annual Increases in Charitable Donations

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Nov 2020
Michael Sanders
King’s College London
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field experiments, charitable giving, escalations, behavioural economics

12.

Masked Heroes: Endogenous Anonymity in Charitable Giving1

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2023
Michael Sanders and Mike Peacey
King’s College London and University of Bristol
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altruism, Charitable giving, Signalling, Anonymity