Cass Sunstein to Discuss Book, “Simpler: The Future of Government”
Department:Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Program in Law and Public Affairs, WWS Office of Public Affairs and Communications
Audience:Open to the Public
In his book, “Simpler: The Future of Government” (Simon & Schuster, 2013), Cass Sunstein, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard and former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, discusses how a simplified government can “save money and time, improve health and lengthen lives.” Sunstein will present a public talk at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. A public reception and book sale/signing of his book will follow the discussion in Shultz Dining Room. Cass R. Sunstein is currently the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard University. He is also the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. From 2009 to 2012, Sunstein was administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Sunstein has testified before congressional committees on many subjects, and he has been involved in constitution-making and law reform activities in a number of nations. Sunstein is author of many articles and books, the most recent of which is “Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas” (2014). He is now working on group decision-making and various projects on the idea of liberty. This event is being co-sponsored with the Program in Law and Public Affairs and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics.