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  • Blog
  • 22nd Jun 2022

Atelier: Promouvoir l’engagement civique grâce aux sciences comportementales

Alors que les taux d’abstention lors des dernières élections ont atteint des niveaux historiques, les élans de solidarité et d’entraide qui se sont manifestés durant les confinements, ou pour soutenir les populations déplacées par la guerre en Ukraine, montrent que les citoyens restent mobilisés au service des autres et de…

  • Blog
  • 20th Jun 2022

How can governments increase program uptake?

A government designs a great service or program to support its residents. Although many people qualify, the program receives just a few applications. How can we increase uptake? While traditional marketing can sometimes raise awareness of programs and services, encouraging people to make use of them may involve a series…

  • Blog
  • 17th Jun 2022

Applying behavioral insights to early childhood education

Increasing economic mobility is a complex challenge for cities. Many factors have an effect. Employment, housing, and health care are just a few. While these areas are critical, cities should also start addressing economic mobility barriers as early as preschool.

  • 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.

  • Blog
  • 9th Jun 2022

Time taxes

Staggering rises in energy bills, the highest level of inflation in decades - there’s no shortage of numbers that drive home the stark reality of the current cost of living crisis. But there’s one that is conspicuous by its absence, and it’s for one of the most valuable things we…

  • 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?

  • Blog
  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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…

  • Blog
  • 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…