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  • Report
  • 20th Aug 2020

Addressing Information Barriers to Birth Registration

Our collaboration with Registro Nacional de las Personas (RENAP) explored how behavioural insights could be applied to increase birth registration in Guatemala. Not being registered at birth presents a number of obstacles in later life, such as lack of access to healthcare, education, social programs and land ownership. Inconsistent information…

  • 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
  • 4th Mar 2019

Reducing rent arrears at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing

Rent arrears are a considerable challenge for Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (Formally Metropolitan), with around 15-20% of customers in arrears at any one time. To address these challenges, BIT undertook a project adopting BIT’s standard TEST framework for how we approach a behavioural insights project.

  • Blog
  • 26th Dec 2017

A day in the life of... an Associate Research Advisor

My typical day... I arrive in the office between 8:30am and 10am, depending on what I have planned for the day. I grab a coffee, check through my emails and get back to anything that’s urgent, have a quick check-in with my manager, then make a to-do list for the…

  • Blog
  • 7th Jul 2017

A first for children's social care: findings from our new trial

For children growing up in turbulent households the outcomes are stark. Young people in receipt of social care attain drastically lower than average GCSE grades, have an increased chance of suffering poor physical and mental health and, worryingly, are more likely to have offspring who endure a similarly detrimental childhood.…

  • Blog
  • 18th Oct 2016

Applying behavioural insights to legacy giving

Legacy giving is an important part of the landscape of charitable giving in the UK, accounting for almost a quarter of all donations, with many charities dependent on these donations to survive. However, while a third (35 per cent) of people say that they would be happy to leave a…