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    Distinguishing Between Experienced Utility and Remembered Utility.Adam Oliver - 2017 - Public Health Ethics 10 (2):122-128.
    In his 2015 book, Valuing Health, the philosopher, Daniel Hausman, in referring to experienced utility maximization, touches on the question of whether people accept, and ought to accept, the assumption of health maximization vis-à-vis their own lives. This essay introduces Hausman’s arguments on experienced utility, before outlining the intellectual catalyst for the renewed interest in the maximization of experienced utility as an appropriate ethical rule; namely, the literature that arose in the 1990s that demonstrated that due to the so-called gestalt (...)
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    Review of Happiness: Lessons from a New Science. [REVIEW]Adam Oliver - 2006 - Economics and Philosophy 22 (2):299-307.
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    Assessing Social Care Policy Through a Behavioural Lens.Adam Oliver - 2018 - Mind and Society 17 (1-2):39-51.
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    Laws of Fear: Beyond the Precautionary Principle, Edited by Cass R. Sunstein. Cambridge University Press, 2005, XII+234 Pages. [REVIEW]Adam Oliver - 2007 - Economics and Philosophy 23 (3):395-401.
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    Behavioral Economics and the Public Acceptance of Synthetic Biology.Adam Oliver - 2018 - Hastings Center Report 48 (S1):S50-S55.
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    Reflections on the Development of Health Inequalities Policy in England.Adam Oliver - 2010 - Health Care Analysis 18 (4):402-420.
    s are written to summarise documents and to whet the reader’s interest. Alas, many readers just use them as a substitute for reading the whole paper, which given the brevity of abstracts can give a somewhat distorted impression. I hope that having read this abstract, you will read on. If you do, you will find that I offer a little personal history and a little impersonal history on the development of interest in the issue of health inequalities in England. I (...)
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    A Qualitative Analysis of the Lottery Equivalents Method.Adam Oliver - 2007 - Economics and Philosophy 23 (2):185-204.
    Numerous instruments have been developed to elicit numerical values that represent the strength of preference for different health states. However, relatively few studies have attempted to analyse the reasoning processes that people employ when they are asked to answer questions based on these elicitation methods. The lottery equivalents method is a preference elicitation instrument that has recently received some attention in the literature. This study attempts a qualitative analysis of the use of this instrument on a group of 25 relatively (...)
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  8. The Origins of Behavioural Public Policy.Adam Oliver - 2017 - Cambridge University Press.
    The use of behavioural science to inform policy is one of the main developments in the social sciences over the last several decades. In this book, Adam Oliver offers an accessible introduction to the development of behavioural public policy, examining how behavioural economics might be used to inform the design of a broad spectrum of policy frameworks, from nudges, to bans on certain individual behaviours, to the regulation of the commercial sector. He also considers how behavioural economics can explain and (...)
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