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  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 8th Nov 2021

Decarbonising our food, transport & energy

Second of a two-part climate change special looking at three of the biggest areas to decarbonise to reach Net Zero: Food, Transport and Energy

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 27th Oct 2021

Can we nudge to Net Zero?

In the first of a two-part climate change special, BIT’s Lis Costa sits down with Nobel Prize Winner Professor Richard Thaler, Cambridge University’s Lucia A. Reisch and BIT CEO and founder Professor David Halpern to answer one big question ahead of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference: Can we Nudge…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 21st Oct 2021

Antibiotic resistance, health inequality and the replication crisis

On Christmas Eve December 2020, the World Health Organisation named Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and health inequities as 2 of the 10 global health threats to track in 2021. In 2019, we worked with the Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) and PHARMAC to see how we can tackle both in…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 4th Oct 2021

Combatting sexual harassment and violence; economic policy-making

In this latest episode of Inside The Nudge Unit BIT’s Aisling Colclough and Lis Costa look at two more major areas of work by the team around the world. First they are joined by colleagues Dr Vera Newman and Monica Wills Silva to explore BIT projects in Australia and Latin…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 17th Jun 2021

COVID vaccines & tech repairability

BIT’s Lis Costa and Aisling Colclough look at two major pieces of work by the team. Firstly Carolina Toth from BIT’s New York office discusses working with mayors across the US on how to engage with people who are cautious or unwilling to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Next Laura Litvine…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 6th May 2021

A decade of ‘nudge’ – In conversation with pioneers (part 2 of 2)

The second and final part of a very special episode of Inside the Nudge Unit recorded for our 10 year anniversary. Professor David Halpern, CEO of BIT, sits down with pioneers of behavioural economics, Prof. Richard Thaler, Prof. Cass Sunstein and Dr Maya Shanker to discuss how ‘nudge’ has evolved…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 23rd Apr 2021

A decade of ‘nudge’ – In conversation with pioneers (part 1 of 2)

Recorded for our 10 year anniversary, Professor David Halpern, CEO of BIT, sits down with the founders and pioneers of behavioural economics, Prof. Richard Thaler, Prof. Cass Sunstein and Dr Maya Shanker to discuss how ‘nudge’ has evolved over the last decade and where the science of human behaviour is…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 22nd Apr 2021

Creating better markets

Professor David Halpern, speaks to the New South Wales Minister for Customer Service, Victor Dominello and discuss why other governments should have a Minister for Customer Service, how behavioural insights can improve economic policy, how markets can be made more transparent and when governments should intervene in markets

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 21st Apr 2021

Creating‌ ‌‌evidence-based‌ ‌government‌

Alex Gyani in Sydney and Alex Sutherland in London discuss what being a fully evidenced based government means and how we can get there by highlight how BIT has been able to run trials at scale and how ‘nudge’ trials compare to those run in academia and exploring the promise…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 20th Apr 2021

You can’t read your way out of a complex policy problem

In this podcast, Alex Gyani and Rory Gallagher speak to colleagues in BIT Sydney about their experiences of going out into the field and some of the insights they took from that process. We’ll describe projects that have tackled domestic violence, unemployment and the health and safety of gig economy…