Diskutierende im LC Forum

Improving health with behavioral economics

Location: WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) , Library & Learning Center Ceremonial Hall 1 Starting on 26 May 2021 at 18:00 WU matters. WU talks.
Type Lecture
LanguageEnglish
Organizer WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing & Communications

A new panacea?

This event is organized by the Department of Socioeconomics

Why is it so hard to get rid of unhealthy behavior? According to the theory of behavioral health economics, unhealthy behaviors are partly due to cognitive biases that adversely affect decision-making. The corresponding public health strategy is to identify these biases and design interventions that address them. Based on practical examples like diabetes management or physical activity, we discuss successful health promotion strategies based on the combined insights of economics and psychology.

Lecture:

Marcel Bilger, Head of the Health Economics and Policy Group, WU

LIVESTREAM

Video One on One with ...

One on One with ...

Marcel Bilger & Sophie Guthmuller

*Please note: When you click “Confirm registration”, you automatically consent to the collection, processing, and storage of your personal data (first and last name/email address).

The personal data you have provided in this form is required to sign up for the above event and will be used to organize and hold this event (pursuant to Art. 6 [1] item b of the GDPR). In addition, WU processes this data for public relations purposes and for its own marketing purposes, in particular to send you further information about this or similar events and to inform you about other WU offers. The legal basis is WU’s legitimate interests (pursuant to Art. 6 [1] item f of the GDPR). You may withdraw your consent to the use of your data for these purposes at any time. Your data will be deleted three months after the last contact with you, unless legal storage obligations require longer storage. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties if this is permissible under applicable data protection laws, in particular if it is necessary for the organization of the event, for billing purposes, or for other legal reasons. Further information on the processing of personal data during a visit to the WU website or when accessing content provided under the “wu.ac.at” domain, as well as on your rights as a data subject, can be found in the WU Website Privacy Policy.



Back to overview