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David Lim

David is an Advisor in the Singapore office working across a diverse set of fields, with an interest in consumer financial behaviours. Prior to joining the team, he was a management associate at OCBC Bank working within and across multiple departments. David holds a First Class Honours B.Soc.Sc in Economics…

  • Blog
  • 11th Mar 2021

Increasing take up of free childcare to improve outcomes in Greater Manchester

One of the ways HMG encourages parents to put their children in early education is through the free early education entitlement for two-year-olds (also known as the two year old offer), which gives low income parents and parents of children with special educational needs up to 15 hours of free…

  • Blog
  • 8th Apr 2021

Results from (probably) the first behavioural experiments with landlords in the UK

There is a growing need to establish effective ways to encourage private landlords to let properties to those on Universal Credit, both from a property owner and renter point of view. To address the dearth of evidence in this space, we ran two online randomised controlled trials, using our experiment platform…

  • Press release
  • 8th Apr 2021

Rent Guarantees could be key to help Universal Credit claimants unlock the private rental market

Rent guarantees and upfront cash payments from local authorities are most effective in opening up the private rented sector for people receiving benefits according to major new research from the Centre for Homelessness Impact, the Behavioural Insights Team and the National Residential Landlords Association. The study found these approaches had the greatest…

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Jemuwem Eno-Amooquaye

Jemuwem is an Research Advisor in the Health & Well-being Team. Before joining BIT, Jemuwem worked in pharmaceutical market research. Advising both domestic and international clients on how to improve the communications strategies surrounding their products, also providing them with a better understanding of doctor and patient needs. She also…

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Sam Glaser-Nolan

Sam is an Associate Advisor at BIT Americas based in Washington, DC, where he applies behavioral science to improve state and federal government operations, policies, and programs. Most recently, Sam worked in the University of California, Berkeley's The People Lab, striving to transform the public sector, by producing cutting-edge research on the people in government…

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Benji Horwell

Benji is a Senior Advisor in our Health, Wellbeing and Social Care team. His work at BIT spans multiple policy areas including children's social care, mental health, and smoking cessation, as well as evaluation implementation. Prior to BIT, Benji ran an online cognitive behaviour therapy service in the Scottish Borders…

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Ol Jonatan Beun

OL (Jonatan) is a Senior Advisor at BIT Americas and his work focuses on BIT's Latin American portfolio. Prior to joining BIT, he worked as a Behavioral Scientist at the World Bank’s Mind, Behavior and Development Unit (eMBeD), and he also served as Director for Capability Building and Innovation at…

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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…

  • 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