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- 8th Aug 2016
Counting Calories: How under-reporting can explain the apparent fall in calorie intake
In the UK, official statistics show a decline in calorie consumption over the past 40 years, yet the population has continued to gain weight over this period. BIT decided to look more closely at how the official statistics on calorie intake are collected. This resulted in some surprising new findings,…
- 25th Aug 2016
Moments of choice
The Behavioural Insights Team was commissioned by the Careers and Enterprise Company to talk to young people about their future careers and aspirations, the resources they draw upon to make these decisions and the context in which decisions occur.
- 7th Sep 2016
This guide is part of the NHS England-funded Realising the Value programme led by Nesta and the Health Foundation, which seeks to develop person- and community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing. This guide offers two things: a framework for understanding and changing behaviour, and real-world examples of how these changes…
- 7th Sep 2016
This guide is part of the NHS England-funded Realising the Value programme led by Nesta and the Health Foundation, which seeks to develop person- and community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing. The programme is doing so by building the evidence base and developing tools, resources and networks to support the…
- 15th Sep 2016
The Behavioural Insights Team’s Update Report: 2015-16
This report summarises the range and impact of BIT’s work over the past 12 months. In addition to the projects we have undertaken with the UK government, the report provides summaries of work conducted by our offices in Sydney, New York, and Singapore.
- 26th Sep 2016
Behavioural Economics Guide - Vol 1 Public Policy - Mexican Institute for Behavioural Economics
The Mexican Institute for Behavioural Economics has published their Behavioural Economics Guide. The guide, one of the first of its kind to be written in Spanish, focuses on the application of behavioural economics to public policy. Covering a range of topics, the guide includes a chapter written by the Behavioural…
- 3rd Oct 2016
Las ciencias del comportamiento aplicadas a las ciudades.
Este reporte también está disponible en inglés Durante el año pasado, nuestra oficina de América del Norte, con sede en Nueva York, trabajó con ciudades medianas en los EE. UU. a través de la iniciativa What Works Cities (WWC) de Bloomberg Philanthropies. Hoy, BIT Norte América lanza su primer reporte…
- 18th Oct 2016
Legacy giving and behavioural insights
For the last two years, BIT has been working with Remember A Charity and Professor Sarah Smith from the University of Bristol to learn more about people’s motivation to leave legacy gifts. As part of this programme of research, we have conducted eight randomised controlled trials with solicitors firms. Each…
- 20th Oct 2016
Poverty and decision-making: How behavioural science can improve opportunity in the UK
This report puts forward 18 recommendations on how behavioural science can improve opportunity in the UK in six key policy areas: consumer credit; rainy day savings; employment; welfare entitlements; child development; and post-secondary education.
- 24th Oct 2016
Behavioral Insights for Cities
Over the past year, our North American office, based in New York, has worked with midsized cities across the U.S. through Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities (WWC) initiative.