Default tipping

Typically, restaurants automatically add gratuity to large tables of six people or more. Now at least one restaurant is automatically adding gratuity for parties regardless of size, according to the Free Exchange. Each bill comes with the following note: “We add a 15% gratuity to every bill, you are welcome to subtract or add more.” At the Nudge blog, we think this default rule violates the spirit of libertarian paternalism.

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