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The role of the bank – exploring and prototyping gambling management bank tools

In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be exploring the existing tools utilised by banks to help their customers monitor and control their gambling spend. We’ll be focusing on evaluating the impact of these tools, and designing prototypes for new and/or existing tools, to help…

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The world is full of adverts, some more harmful than others. What does the gambling ads ecosystem look like?

In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be exploring and mapping gambling ads for slot games, to identify common features and inducements, categorise how inducements are presented, and identify any features that could be seen to be misleading or irresponsible. This project will help us…

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How can we make support services more accessible and impactful?

In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be increasing our focus on support services and treatment for those at risk of, or experiencing gambling harm. One of our Year 2 aims is to improve access to gambling support services. This is currently in the scoping…

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Transparency

Behavioural market design can be used to recalibrate and better align operator incentives to create a safer, more enjoyable, and more competitive market. In this work by the Gambling Policy & Research Unit, we took the first steps in designing a behaviourally informed market, undertaking research into what pieces of…

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What Works Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities initiative is designed to help cities across the United States use data and evidence to effectively tackle their most pressing challenges. Through this initiative, BIT has worked with cities across the U.S. to build their capacity for rigorous evaluation and the application of behavioral science.…

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Warwick Business School

Addressing most issues in society, from daily challenges to complex problems, requires an understanding of how and why people behave the way they do in relation to themselves and others. Behavioural science has revolutionised how we approach these problems by challenging traditional models of behaviour and providing a more realistic…

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The Financial Capability Lab

In 2016, the Money Advice Service (MAS), in partnership with the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and Ipsos MORI, created the Financial Capability Lab to generate and rapidly test new, behaviourally informed ideas to solve some of the most important money challenges facing people in the UK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlUm2gs6fnk