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  • Academic publication
  • 25th Oct 2017

Evaluation of Complex Whole-School Interventions: Methodological and Practical Considerations

Evaluating the impact of complex whole-school interventions (CWSIs) is challenging.

  • Report
  • 19th Oct 2017

The Behavioural Insights Team Update Report 2016-17

This report sets out the latest findings from the Behavioural Insights Team and its global partners between September 2016 and August 2017.

  • Publication
  • 13th Oct 2017

Improving engagement with pension decisions: The results from three randomised controlled trials

A report prepared by the Behavioural Insights Team for the Government’s Pension Wise service

  • Report
  • 15th Aug 2017

An Exploration of Potential Behavioural Biases in Project Delivery in the Department for Transport

This report looks into how behavioural biases might affect decision-making and delivery of projects within the Department for Transport, and how to overcome them.

  • Publication
  • 15th Aug 2017

A review of optimism bias, planning fallacy, sunk cost bias and groupthink in project delivery and organisational decision making

A literature review to accompany our full report, An Exploration of Behavioural Biases in Project Delivery at the Department for Transport

  • Academic publication
  • 2nd Aug 2017

Levelling the playing field in police recruitment: Evidence from a field experiment on test performance

How to increase diversity in the police is an unanswered question that has received significant political and media attention. One area of intervention is the recruitment process itself.

  • Policy publication
  • 6th Jul 2017

Children in need: Project Crewe

In 2014, the Department for Education funded the Social Work Innovation Fund, which aimed to encourage new thinking in how children’s services support young people. The Behavioural Insights Team have conducted an evaluation of one pilot funded through the Innovation Fund, Project Crewe.

  • Report
  • 22nd Jun 2017

Behavioural Insights for Education - a practical guide for parents, teachers and school leaders

This guide looks to equip parents, teachers and school leaders with more tools to make a difference in students’ academic lives by setting out simple techniques informed by behavioural science. While policymakers and educational researchers have traditionally focused on big ‘structural’ factors, such as class sizes or budgets, behavioural scientists…

  • Academic publication
  • 28th Apr 2017

Failure to CAPTCHA Attention: Null Results from an Honesty Priming Experiment in Guatemala

We report results from a large online randomised tax experiment in Guatemala. The trial involves short messages and choices presented to taxpayers as part of a CAPTCHA pop-up window immediately before they file a tax return, with the aim of priming honest declarations.

  • Academic publication
  • 20th Apr 2017

Using text reminders to increase attendance and attainment: Evidence from a field experiment

In a large-scale field experiment, we use text message reminders to increase student attendance and attainment within UK government-sponsored literacy and numeracy programs for adults.