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  • Report
  • 1st Jan 2010

MINDSPACE

The MINDSPACE report is used by the Behavioural Insights Team as a framework to aid the application of behavioural science to the policymaking process.

  • Publication
  • 6th Jul 2011

Behaviour change and energy use: behavioural insights team paper

The behavioural insights team has published a report setting out how we can use behavioural insights to help people save energy and money.

  • Publication
  • 6th Feb 2012

Fraud, error and debt: behavioural insights team paper

The behavioural insights team has published a paper on fraud, debt and error.

  • Report
  • 24th May 2013

Applying Behavioural Insights to Charitable Giving

Research from the Behavioural Insights Team, or Nudge Unit, shows how charity donations can be increased by using behavioural sciences.

  • Report
  • 14th Jun 2013

Test, Learn, Adapt: Developing Public Policy with Randomised Controlled Trials

Test, Learn, Adapt is a paper which the Behavioural Insights Team is publishing in collaboration with Ben Goldacre and David Torgerson.

  • Report
  • 23rd Dec 2013

Applying Behavioural Insights to Organ Donation

A randomised controlled trial measured how successful different approaches were in encouraging more people to join the Organ Donor Register.

  • Publication
  • 4th Feb 2014

Growth vouchers

The Growth Vouchers programme is a pioneering government research project, and the largest Randomised Controlled Trial of its type, that aims to make it easier for small businesses to access expert advice to help them grow and test which types of business advice are most effective. The Behavioural Insights Team…

  • Report
  • 11th Apr 2014

EAST: Four Simple Ways to Apply Behavioural Insights

If you want to encourage a behaviour, make it Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely (EAST). These four simple principles, based on the Behavioural Insights Team’s own work and the wider academic literature, form the heart of the team’s new framework for applying behavioural insights.

  • Publication
  • 15th Apr 2014

Clinical Judgement and Decision-Making in Children’s Social Work: An analysis of the ‘front door’ system

In May 2013, the Secretary of State for Education and the Prime Minister commissioned the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) to undertake a project to look at social workers’ decision-making. Given the potential breadth of this project, and the limited resources available, BIT and the Department for Education (DfE) decided to…

  • Report
  • 14th Aug 2014

Charitable Giving Report