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  • Blog
  • 28th Mar 2024

Broadcasting anti-corruption education to millions

In 1969, Simplemente María, a soap opera about an industrious single mother, led to a spike in literacy class enrollment in Peru. Edutainment experiments have also helped promote healthy sexual development, improve financial decision making, and prevent intimate partner violence. 

  • Blog
  • 27th Mar 2024

Realizing the promise of digital anti-corruption tools

Digital tools are promising in the fight against corruption. 

  • Blog
  • 20th Mar 2024

How can a behavioral science lens reduce corruption?

Since 2019, BIT has been partnering with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on their On Nigeria Big Bet. The initiative aims to bolster the momentum around Nigerian-led efforts to strengthen accountability, reduce corruption, and improve the quality of life for Nigerians.

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Laura Hamon

Laura is an Advisor at BIT Americas, based in Bogotá, Colombia, where she supports the Latin America and the Caribbean portfolio. She has worked on supporting the design, implementation and analysis of interventions on issues such as migration, gender-based violence and consumer behavior, among others. Before joining BIT, Laura worked…

  • Blog
  • 1st Feb 2024

Behavioural Science in Latin America and the Caribbean: BIT's Journey and Vision for 2024 and beyond

as the new Director of our LAC team, ushering in an era of tech-driven behavioral insights.

  • Blog
  • 9th Jan 2024

The promise of behavioral science in Latin America

These past few months, the BIT LAC team traveled across the region. We shared new behavioral insights knowledge; reflected on the future of the field; and learned from local practitioners, academics, and civil servants.

  • Blog
  • 9th Jan 2024

La promesa de las ciencias comportamentales en América Latina

El mes pasado, el equipo de BIT América Latina y El Caribe (BIT LAC) viajó por la región. Compartimos nuestro conocimiento sobre las ciencias comportamentales, reflexionamos sobre el futuro de la disciplina, y aprendimos de los profesionales, académicos, y funcionarios locales. 

  • Blog
  • 9th Jan 2024

A promessa da ciência comportamental na América Latina

Nos últimos meses, a equipe BIT LAC viajou pela região. Compartilhamos novos conhecimentos sobre insights comportamentais; refletimos sobre o futuro da área; e aprendemos com profissionais locais, acadêmicos e funcionários públicos.

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Dr Jessica King

Jessica is a Senior Research Advisor in the International Programmes team, leading quantitative research in Low and Middle Income countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining BIT, Jessica worked at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, combining epidemiological and economic approaches to evaluate access…

  • Academic publication
  • 11th Oct 2023

Interventions for effective waste management and segregation: evidence from a randomised controlled trial in the Changzamtog district of Thimphu, Bhutan

To address waste segregation challenges in the Changzamtog district of Thimphu, Bhutan, we conducted a randomised controlled trial (RCT) to test the effectiveness of interventions to improve the quality of household waste segregation.