WDR-2015-book-coverWorld Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behaviour – a World Bank Report on human decision making and development policy

The Report aims to inspire and guide the researchers and practitioners who can help advance a new set of development approaches based on a fuller consideration of psychological and social influences. Particular attention is dedicated to  new approaches to understanding behaviour, including non-cognitive models, social norms, mental models and culture.

The Report draws on many disciplines, including neuroscience, cognitive science,  psychology, behavioural economics, sociology, political  science, and anthropology. The Report is available from the World Bank.