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  • Blog
  • 13th Jun 2022

Increasing economic mobility by bringing together nine US cities

Economic mobility lies at the heart of the American dream—that everyone be able to reach their highest aspirations through equal access to opportunity in education, employment, and more. However, this dream is far from reality, especially for communities of color and people struggling to make ends meet.

  • Report
  • 24th May 2022

Strategies to improve workforce diversity in the public sector

Does your government workforce reflect the diversity—and excellence—of your community?

  • Person

Bram Reitsma

Bram is a Research Advisor in the Health and Wellbeing team. His research projects primarily cover social care, labour markets and public health. Prior to joining BIT, Bram was an assistant economist at the Department of Food, Environment and Rural Affairs, where he primarily worked on animal welfare and exotic…

  • Blog
  • 22nd Apr 2022

Promoting better waste management with behavioral insights

Our planet can’t handle the amount of trash we produce but behavioral insights can help encourage proper disposal

  • Blog
  • 9th Feb 2022

Where we’ve been and where we’re going: Latin America and the Caribbean

Over the past 8 years, we have run more than 40 projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, including 24 randomized controlled trials. Our work spans 14 countries (and counting!) and our partners range from local and national governments to NGOs, the private sector, and international organizations. We are delighted to…

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 9th Feb 2022

Dónde hemos estado y hacia dónde vamos: América Latina y el Caribe

Durante los últimos 8 años, hemos ejecutado más de 40 proyectos en América Latina y el Caribe, incluidos 24 ensayos controlados aleatorios. Nuestro trabajo abarca 14 países (¡y contando!) Y nuestros socios van desde gobiernos locales y nacionales hasta ONG, el sector privado y organizaciones internacionales.

Also available in: English

  • Person

Luke Timmons

Luke is a Senior Advisor at BIT Americas. Prior to joining BIT, Luke was a Sr Strategist at Stand Together Foundation where he led the investment strategy development for the organization's venture philanthropy initiatives. Previously, Luke has worked in various policy and research positions in London and Glasgow in his…

  • Person

Mayra Alejandra Cabrera

Mayra Alejandra is an Advisor for the BIT Americas, focused on BIT’s Latin American portfolios. She has worked in the application of behavioral insights to generate and communicate effective, human-centered policies in a variety of issues, such as mobility and road safety, gender, and regulatory burden and capacity building for…

  • Press release
  • 19th Nov 2021

Dangerous left turns slow by 17% in new traffic study leveraging behavioral science

All U.S. cities can prevent pedestrian deaths with practical investments that yield fast, meaningful improvements in safety

  • Person

Jonathan Vayness

Jonathan is an Associate Advisor at BIT Americas, applying behavioral insights to the social safety net. Prior to BIT, Jonathan has published research on emotion and prosocial behavior, and most recently worked at the Global Poverty Research Lab on projects related to effective philanthropy.  Jonathan studied psychology and economics at…