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  • 20th Jan 2021

Applying behavioural insights to design safer gambling tools

Great Britain is the world’s biggest regulated gambling market. Of those who gamble, a small but significant proportion are considered ‘at risk’ of developing severe gambling issues, and some meet a clinical threshold of ‘problem gambling’. In 2017, BIT was commissioned by GambleAware to explore whether behavioural science could reduce…

  • Report
  • 12th Jan 2021

Supporting students through the pandemic

What can schools and colleges actually do to support student wellbeing? Over the past six months, we’ve teamed up with the Sixth Form Colleges Association to answer this question. Our new guide for mental wellbeing in sixth form colleges suggests 12 strategies that colleges could try.

  • Report
  • 1st Dec 2020

Guidance on conducting energy consumption analysis

The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) has developed guidance for energy suppliers on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It specifies key considerations for carrying out energy consumption analysis, BIT’s recommended methodology, and alternative methodologies. Our intention is to provide suppliers and other organisations with an…

  • Report
  • 26th Nov 2020

The Behavioural Economy

A new 10-point manifesto published by The Behavioural Insights Team which sets out a clear roadmap for how governments, regulators and central banks can start using powerful behavioural levers and nudges available to economic policy makers that have the potential to deliver real positive change.

  • Report
  • 25th Nov 2020

Active Online Choices: Designing to Empower Users

People cannot meaningfully shape their relationships with the digital technologies that underpin their lives. This leads to imbalanced relationships between people and online services, and leaves users feeling disempowered and resigned to let platforms do as they please with their data.

  • Report
  • 9th Nov 2020

Improving school management in Guatemala with ‘rules of thumb’

BIT completed a project with the Guatemalan Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) to improve school management and student attainment in high schools in Guatemala.

  • Report
  • 21st Sep 2020

El pequeño libro de los estímulos verdes

El libro es el primero del PNUMA sobre ciencias del comportamiento y teoría del estímulo, que se centra en las acciones humanas y cómo cambiarlas, y fue redactado con The Behavioral Insights Team y GRID-Arendal. Contiene 40 estímulos listos para usar, medidas simples que facilitan la toma de decisiones ecológicas,…

Also available in: English

  • Report
  • 15th Sep 2020

Encouraging compliance with the gender pay gap regulations: a letter trial

New legislation came into force in April 2018 requiring all UK organisations with 250 employees or more to report their annual gender pay gap (GPG) figures to the public through a designated government website. Ahead of this, BIT worked with the Government Equalities Office to test whether different messages were…

  • Report
  • 2nd Sep 2020

The Little Book of Green Nudges

The Little Book of Green Nudges contains evidence-based guidance on implementing nudges, centered around techniques such as resetting default options, changing the framing of choices, and harnessing social influence. It also includes case studies of nudging interventions rolled out at universities from Thailand to Kenya, Finland and Colombia.

Also available in: Español

  • Report
  • 20th Aug 2020

Encouraging new landowners in Bangladesh to complete the registration of their land

This project was the first we completed in Bangladesh with a2i, the Government's flagship digital programme. It looked to support an ambitious national programme of land reform led by the Ministry of Land, which relies in part on building systems to improve land record-keeping, hoping to i) simplify processes for…