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- 15th Jun 2016
Behavioral Interventions in Tax Compliance: Evidence from Guatemala
This paper presents results from a large (43,387) nationwide randomized controlled trial in Guatemala that used reminders to promote tax compliance.
- 7th Jan 2016
Innovation in Policing: a guest blog from Chief Superintendent Alex Murray
Today we have a guest blog from Chief Superintendent Alex Murray of West Midlands Police – the second largest force in England and Wales – with whom we work closely on a range of criminal justice issues. Alex is Commander of Solihull Local Policing Unit. He is also the founder…
- 24th Jul 2015
Promoting diversity in the Police
Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting some of our recent trials. This first post is dedicated to an emerging area of focus for BIT: home affairs and justice. We occasionally get a result that even we are stunned by. One of these, picked up in the media…
- 22nd Dec 2014
Results from BIT tax trial in Guatemala
You might remember reading a blog post back in May that announced the launch of our first randomised controlled trials in Latin America, in partnership with the World Bank. We now have results. The trial tested redesigned reminder letters to Guatemalan taxpayers who had failed to declare their income tax…
- 11th Sep 2014
An analysis of mobile phone theft
Last Sunday, The Behavioural Insights Team and the Home Office published the report "Reducing Mobile Phone Theft and Improving Security". The report provides detailed evidence of which mobile phones are most likely to be stolen, where they are likely to be taken, and who the most typical victims are likely…
- 28th Feb 2013
Behavioural Bulletin 4
The fourth edition of the Behavioural Bulletin is now available.
- 6th Dec 2012
Behavioural Bulletin, 3rd edition
The Behavioural Bulletin summarises a few examples of recent behavioural science research that we've come across. Below are the first three editions. Feel free to comment on the effects or methodologies of the papers cited, or recommend others to us! Behavioural Bulletin, 1st edition Behavioural Bulletin, 2nd edition Behavioural Bulletin,…