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  • Blog
  • 5th Dec 2022

Using behavioural science to redesign customer water bills

Redesigning water bills to save water using behavioural insights

  • Policy proposal
  • 28th Nov 2022

Redesign gambling websites to reduce harm

The gambling space, and the way people gamble, has changed dramatically over the past decade. The industry has invested heavily in technology resulting in a huge increase in online gambling. Consumers now have access to an open-all-hours casino in their pocket and regulation has struggled to keep pace. This note…

  • Blog
  • 22nd Nov 2022

5 traps to avoid on Black Friday

It’s Black Friday time again. This year UK spending is expected to hit £7.5bn with customers spending over £200 each on average according to PwC. This trumps the typical spend during Boxing Day of around £186 each. Businesses know this is a lucrative sales time, but also that record levels…

  • Handbook
  • 21st Nov 2022

Explore: Four simple ways to map and unpack behaviour

Through our work we have identified some of the fundamentals of doing good Explore work. This handbook aims to help behavioural insights practitioners apply them to developing their own solutions.

  • Blog
  • 16th Nov 2022

Parents' critical role in helping teens continue to say “no” to alcohol

While abstinence is the norm, more work needs to be done to encourage the minority of under-18s who do drink to change their behaviour

  • Working paper
  • 11th Nov 2022

Improving Public Understanding of Economic Statistics

Previous research has found that the UK public feel economics and economic statistics are communicated in a way that is “confusing”, “complicated” and “difficult to understand”. We also know that the UK public want to hear more economic information directly from economic statistics producers who they trust and without the…

  • Working paper
  • 11th Nov 2022

Improving Public Understanding of Economic Statistics

This study by BIT and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and carried out as part of the research programme of the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) and funded by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) explores the role of the media as an intermediary for…

  • Blog
  • 26th Jul 2022

Hard data is good data, but good data can be hard to get

Collecting good field data is challenging, not least for hygiene behaviours. It is even more challenging during a global pandemic - when there is great urgency, but travel restrictions make in-person quality control more difficult. How can you conduct this vital research when it is so hard to collect the…

  • Blog
  • 8th Mar 2022

Women only apply when 100% qualified? Putting received wisdom to the test

This International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate taking an evidence-based approach to understanding gender inequality in the labour market

  • Person

Dr Filip Gesiarz

Filip is a Research Advisor in the Online Experiments team. He focuses on the design, delivery and analysis of online randomised controlled trials. Filip has worked as a lead researcher on several dozen projects across a range of policy areas, and consulted on a number of data science projects. Before…