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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.

  • Blog
  • 6th Jun 2022

Webinar: Reducing Fraud & Promoting Cybersecurity

According to the Federal Trade Commission, consumer reports of fraud are at an all-time high, with over $5.8 billion lost. And that’s just in the United States. What makes online scams so effective? How can companies empower people to avoid them? A deep understanding of human behavior can help. Join…

  • Blog
  • 1st Jun 2022

What happens when cycling, walking, or taking the bus is faster than driving?

As traffic deaths hit a 15-year high in the US, Mexico City is showing what’s possible using a behavioral insights lens to guide investments

Also available in: Español

  • 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
  • 14th Apr 2022

Three ways behavioral insights can help shift peak energy demand

Across the Americas, climate change is putting pressure on energy providers. To keep the lights on during extreme weather, behavioural science can help

  • Blog
  • 3rd Mar 2022

Changing teachers’ attitudes did not reduce school-based violence in Tanzania

Every day, students in many countries experience some form of physical discipline at school—like being slapped or hit with a stick—which is linked to lower academic achievement, higher dropout, and other lifelong issues. In 2017, BIT partnered with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to design and test a new program. Our…

  • 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

  • Blog
  • 21st Jan 2022

Increasing retention and reducing burnout of 911 dispatchers

Burnout has become an issue that employers, especially those in the public sector, can’t afford to ignore. Chronic stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic has made the problem even more serious. According to a 2021 survey, 42% of public sector employees have felt burnt-out over the past year. Nearly a…