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  • Report
  • 15th Jul 2020

The Stronger Nudge

The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) was commissioned by the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) to evaluate the impact of the ‘Stronger Nudge’ interventions on the number of people who receive Pension Wise guidance before they access their pension savings. The key components of the Stronger Nudge were to explain the…

  • Report
  • 26th Jun 2020

Effective information provision on smart home technology

The energy market is changing. Decarbonisation and the data revolution are driving the development of new products and services that may significantly changing the way consumers engage with their energy consumption. One result of these developments are complex products like smart battery storage. These are products that could interact with…

  • Report
  • 5th Jun 2020

Evaluating the Impact of a Small Taxpayer Guide on Tax Compliance

In our third trial with Superintendencia de Administración Tributaria (SAT), we evaluated the impact of SAT's ‘Small Taxpayer Guide’ on Small Taxpayer’s declarations over the six months after they registered with the tax authority. By providing taxpayers with the guide when they are registering with SAT, we hoped to leverage a…

  • Report
  • 14th May 2020

COVID-19 Canadian Healthcare Needs Surveyed

On behalf of the McConnell Foundation and its partners, BIT surveyed Canadian healthcare leaders to identify critical organizational and individual needs for their work to address COVID-19 challenges.

  • Report
  • 5th May 2020

The perception of fairness of algorithms and proxy information in financial services

We partnered with the the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation to investigate how people respond to the use of algorithms in personal finances.

  • Report
  • 22nd Apr 2020

Increasing vaccine uptake in low- and middle-income countries

This report includes a landscape analysis of the existing evidence for how behavioural insights can increase uptake of vaccines in LMICs.

  • Report
  • 20th Mar 2020

#JustSaveIt - Encouraging Usage of Agent-Based Bank Accounts to Improve Financial Inclusion

We partnered with UN Pulse Lab Jakarta and the Secretariat of the Indonesian National Council for Financial Inclusion to increase financial inclusion in Indonesia. For true financial inclusion to occur, financial services such as bank accounts need to be useful and accessible to people who own them. While 56% of…

  • Report
  • 30th Jan 2020

Violence in London: what we know and how to respond

We have worked with the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction Unit to carry out the first ever capital-wide assessment of violence. In our new report we bring together data analysis and new research from leading academics to complement the voices of London’s communities with evidence of large-scale patterns and trends…

  • Report
  • 29th Jan 2020

A Menu for Change

In this report we make the case for a global shift towards more sustainable and healthier diets. Using the latest and most well-evidenced behavioural science, we have outlined 12 strategies for promoting sustainable diets.

  • Academic publication
  • 1st Dec 2019

Free riding or discounted riding? How the framing of a bike share offer impacts offer-redemption

We report the results of an experiment to increase use of a municipal bike sharing system. Two distinct groups – those who had newly moved close to a bike station (N=3,500) and those who lived in the vicinity of a newly built bike station (N=7,000) – were randomly assigned to…