Every decision we make is guided by incentives. From financial incentives to social and political incentives – how we are rewarded shapes how we behave and the choices we make. Have you ever thought about why you do what you do, or why decisions get made a certain way? Special three-part podcast series called “What Drives Us?”
Exploring how incentives in education and government impact the lives of kids and the adults who serve them – from educators and health care providers, to social workers, to guidance counselors and coaches. Speaking with academics and industry leaders to understand how incentives work and the barriers they often pose to reform and innovation in these fields.
In the first episode, Jill was joined by Professor Uri Gneezy, Epstein/Atkinson Chair in Management Leadership at the UC San Diego Rady School of Management and author of “Mixed Signals: How Incentives Really Work.” In the second episode of this special series, Jill is joined again by Michael Horn and Jeff Selingo, education advocates and hosts of the “Future U” podcast, to talk about how incentives are structured in education and how we can change those incentives to better prepare students for the workforce.