Nudge-Proof: Distributive Justice and the Ethics of Nudging

23 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2017 Last revised: 19 May 2018

Date Written: April 14, 2018

Abstract

This Book Review of Cass Sunstein's "The Ethics of Influence" (2016) argues that, in addition to welfare, autonomy, dignity, and self-government, agents of the ethical state should also consider a fifth value, distributive justice.

Keywords: nudges, ethics, welfare, autonomy, dignity, distributive justice

JEL Classification: Y30

Suggested Citation

Roberts, Jessica L., Nudge-Proof: Distributive Justice and the Ethics of Nudging (April 14, 2018). Michigan Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 1045, 2018. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3034579

Jessica L. Roberts (Contact Author)

University of Houston Law Center ( email )

Houston, TX 77204
United States

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