Jun 4, 2015
Stephen Young is a Senior Lecturer at Brighton Business School and
is subject leader for behavioural economics.
He is also Visiting Lecturer at
Brighton and Sussex Medical School, where he teaches Behavioural
Economics to health professionals, including commissioners, public
health practitioners and GPs.
As an independent consultant and
trainer, Stephen also provides client workshops and presentations
on behavioural economics and behaviour change.
Stephen is widely published and his
research interests include behaviour change, climate change,
health, sustainability, and Information and Communications
Stephen does not own a car and is so
passionate about being car free that he writes regularly on his
blog livingthecarfreelife.blogspot.com. Other writings from Stephen
can be found at www.stephenyoung.org.uk.
In this episode, find
why Stephen decided to become an
about the Northern Rock bank run in
the UK in 2007.
why universities need to adapt or
die when it comes to addressing relevant content.
what Stephen is doing to reduce his
carbon footprint in college and how he’s responding to the digital
needs of his students.
why health professionals are
interested in behavioral economics.
about the Irish government’s fight
how Stephen is encouraging a town in
the UK to become pedestrian friendly.
about framing car ownership - status
and perception of rank.
how by ditching your car you can
how the average person is working
two days a week to pay for their car.
about the emotional attachment that
a car represents.
what major cities across Europe are
doing to make them more pedestrian and bike-friendly.
about peak car
some advice from Stephen on how to
give your car.
about the pluralist approach to