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  • Press release
  • 21st Oct 2020

The Behavioral Insights Team appoints three new Non-Executive Directors to its US Board

The Behavioral Insights Team announces the appointments of April Chou, Corey Arnez Griffin and Cass Sunstein as Non-Executive Directors of the Board of its US organization.

  • Press release
  • 23rd Sep 2020

The small nudges that could make young people £142,000 better off in retirement

Nearly two million younger people could have an extra £7,000 a year in retirement income, simply through a series of small behavioural nudges, according to a new Scottish Widows study. Getting young people to picture their ‘future self’ and introducing simpler pension labels to link contribution levels and retirement income,…

  • Press release
  • 1st Sep 2020

UNEP launches “Green Nudges” programme for universities

The Little Book of Green Nudges provides campus leaders across the world new tools to make their schools more sustainable

  • Press release
  • 27th Jul 2020

Results from nudge interventions are real and meaningful finds largest-ever independent analysis

A unique academic analysis published today shows that ‘nudge’ interventions are helping governments deliver better outcomes at low cost.  Dr Stefano DellaVigna and Dr Elizabeth Linos from University of California, Berkeley were allowed unprecedented access to data on interventions by two of the best-known nudge units in the world -…

  • Press release
  • 16th Jul 2020

Additional provider nudges result in more Pension Wise appointments

Behavioural trials to explore more effective ways of prompting people who phone their pension provider for retirement information to take Pension Wise guidance could increase the take up of appointments by three times when compared with the current signposting to this group. The research, conducted by the Behavioural Insights Team…

  • Press release
  • 5th Jun 2020

BIT stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

BIT stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and those who mourn George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others. We condemn white supremacy and the structural inequalities that subject Black people and other underserved communities to violence, and deprive them of resources and liberties. We stand against the…

  • Press release
  • 20th Feb 2020

Alex Sutherland appointed to Government What Works Trial Advice Panel

Alex Sutherland, Chief Scientist and Director of Research and Evaluation at the Behavioural Insights Team, has been appointed to the What Works Trial Advice Panel (TAP) to improve the quality and quantity of impact evaluation across central government.  Comprising around 50 experts from outside government (mostly academia) and the Civil…

  • Press release
  • 18th Feb 2020

Behavioural Insights Applied Live Academy by UK’s Behavioral Insights Team

During a 3-day capacity-building and problem-centered learning workshop representatives from “Work Armenia” working group and public servants will learn the nuances of behavioral experiments.

  • Press release
  • 30th Jan 2020

A Menu For Change - Sustainable Eating For All

LONDON, 30 JANUARY 2020 - The Behavioural Insights Team has today released A Menu for Change, a landmark report that takes a detailed and comprehensive look at how diets and food can be made more sustainable on a global basis. 

  • Press release
  • 25th Nov 2019

The Behavioural Insights Team and The Inter-American Development Bank unveil new report to help tackle intimate partner violence in Latin America

Approximately 1 in 3 women across Latin America have experienced Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). New joint BIT/IDB report on IPV in the region brings insights from behavioural science to help policymakers improve the design of their services for IPV survivors.