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verb act on one's own authority, adopt, appoint, be disposed to, be resolute, be so minded, co-opt, commit oneself to a course, cull, decide, deligere, desire, determine, determine upon, discriminate, discriminate beeween, do of one's own accord, draw, elect, eliminate the alternatives, embrace, excerpt, exercise one's choice, exerrise one's discretion, exercise one's option, exercise one's preference, exercise the will, have volition, make a deciiion, make one's choice, make one's selection, mark out for, opt for, pick, pick out, prefer, put to the vote, resolve, select, set apart, settle, side, support, take a decisive step, take one's choice, take up an option, use one's discretion, use one's option, will
Associated concepts: election of remedies, freedom of choice, voluntary choice
See also: adopt, appoint, conclude, cull, decide, delegate, designate, determine, edit, espouse, extract, nominate, prefer, screen, select, vote
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Rather, mandates are not quasi-paternalistic because a mandate can be justified over a nudge on behavioral grounds only in settings where policymakers believe that the consistent choosers are making systematic mistakes.
In the past, about 85 percent of the ACA exchange plan choosers have effectuated their coverage.
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It is not obvious that nudging-by-shaming would be acceptable with respect to any of these choices and I am not taking a position on this here; rather, I want to emphasise that shaming seems less problematic (though still problematic) in instances where people are not doing what they ought to do or are failing in certain moral duties that they owe to others than it does in contexts where choosers could be acting in ways that are better for themselves.
Boundedly rational behaviors have been observed in school choosers as well.
The researchers found that caffeine Choosers reported significantly more positive subjective effects and fewer negative/unpleasant effects of d-amphetamine compared to Nonchoosers, particularly at the highest doses.
Each Beggars and Choosers photograph had its own story, its own context of production, its own other history of intention and reception before it was chosen from the portfolios of famed documentary photographers such as Susan Meiselas, Corky Lee, and Mel Rosenthal.
Karsay has pitched in just 13 major-league games since undergoing shoulder surgery in 2002, but the Rangers can't exactly be choosers at this point.
Now a persuasive argument could certainly be made that the federal level is the most appropriate to address a problem like lack of access to health care, but let's face it, we ideological beggars can't be choosers.
Beggars and Choosers by Catrin Collier (Orion Paperback, pounds 9.
They give choosers incentives to make the most efficient allocative choices they can, given their private information.
From the Geena Davis Show to Beggars and Choosers to Dharma and Greg, many of Hollywood's top actors are seen with Coffee Beanery products on their hit shows.