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- 24th May 2022
Strategies to improve workforce diversity in the public sector
Does your government workforce reflect the diversity—and excellence—of your community?
Celeste is an Associate Advisor at the BIT Singapore office working across a diverse set of fields. Prior to joining BIT, she worked for the Ministry of Social and Family Development, where she supported and evaluated the implementation of a trauma therapy programme, and collaborated closely with multiple government ministries…
- 5th May 2022
Podcast: Online fraud, peacebuilding, road safety & synthetic data
The latest episode of our podcast Inside The Nudge Unit looks at recent work from the team in the areas of road safety, online fraud, conflict resolution and synthetic data.
- 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
- 24th Mar 2022
What works in disinformation wars?
As the war in Ukraine escalates, Russia is again using a capability it has been perfecting for many years: disinformation. The Russian government is taking full advantage of its state-owned media outlets to spread false information about what Russian officials refer to as a “special operation” in Ukraine. Amoung the…
- 22nd Mar 2022
It pays to try public transport
In Australia, the tyranny of distance has led to a historical reliance on commuting by car. But small vehicles account for a total of 10% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions, and the emissions from these vehicles are as much as 40% higher than other countries. This comes in addition to…
- 15th Mar 2022
Behavioural Science or Bullshit?
There is a problem with behavioural science - how do you tell the good from the bad? Our CEO, Professor David Halpern reflects on two years of the pandemic
- 2nd Mar 2022
Accelerating public policy research with easier & safer synthetic data
To continuously improve how policies are developed, governments need to understand how policies actually affect people’s day-to-day lives. Doing this well requires data, and lots of it. But expanding the use of data in government also increases concern about individual privacy and the reach of the state. We’ve found a…
- 11th Feb 2022
Changing how young people behave online
This week marked Safer Internet Day, a global initiative which aims to raise awareness about online safety issues. This is a story that we hear frequently in the media: that the internet, especially social media, is an unsafe space, filled with dangerous content and cyber bullying. In particular, with technology…
- 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…
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