Reducing nuclear weapons risk
Think tank: Chatham House
Author(s): Various authors
December 6, 2023
This report from UK think tank Chatham House highlights behavioural insights and the human factor in nuclear decision-making.
This research paper highlights four aspects of nuclear weapons policy in which behavioural insights could be relevant and useful: reducing overconfidence among decision-makers; addressing concerns about miscommunication in nuclear decision-making; minimizing errors in nuclear policy implementation; and increasing public and political engagement.