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- 6th Jul 2020
Speaking to consumers unlocked insights into how we can help them save on energy
As the economic effects of COVID-19 become more apparent, consumers are cutting back on spending. Energy bills are often an area where many people can make savings. However, navigating this market can be a difficult task. Information is often presented in confusing ways that make it harder for people to…
- 10th Dec 2019
BIT included in consortium to bring play to refugee children with $100 million grant from The LEGO Foundation
We are thrilled to announce the launch of PlayMatters, an exciting initiative to bring 'Learning through Play to nearly one million children impacted by humanitarian crises in Ethiopia and Uganda'. BIT joins a world-class lineup of partners -- the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Plan International, War Child Holland, Ubongo, and…
Alex is Chief Scientist and Director of Research and Evaluation at BIT. His recent published work has been on police body-worn cameras and he has led a number of large-scale randomised-controlled trials in education. Before joining BIT, Alex was at RAND Europe for 5.5 years, and spent three years coordinating and teaching…
- 8th Oct 2019
Giving behavioural insights and business policy a firm nudge
In the long run, improving productivity is the most important way of raising the standard of living for a country’s citizens.
- 2nd Oct 2019
A partnership to reduce social security arrears
One of the most cost-effective ways of scaling the use of behavioural insights (BI) around the world is by building BI capacity. BIT does this by running projects in close collaboration with partner organisations.
- 28th Aug 2019
Helping people back into work and helping others take up the mantle
Today sees the publication of a peer reviewed paper in the Journal of Public Policy outlining the interventions that we tested in Essex which involved the development of new way of conceiving the job-search process.
- 15th Aug 2019
BIT joins forces with the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) to drive behaviour change in landlords
BIT is working with the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) to test the effectiveness of homelessness interventions by applying - and rigorously evaluating - behavioural science methods.
- 18th Jul 2019
Terms & Conditions Apply
Today we published our best practice guide on how to present contractual terms and privacy policies. Commissioned by BEIS, this guide is for all businesses who want to help their consumers better understand their T&Cs.
- 20th Jun 2019
Creating opportunities for economic mobility in US cities
Integrating behavioural science into the heart of social programs
- 23rd Nov 2017
Applying behavioural insights to labour markets
Employment is perhaps one of the areas that can benefit the most from the application of behavioural insights and robust evaluation. From both the supply and demand side of the labour market, small changes can have big effects. Small percentage increase to employment figures can mean substantial wellbeing improvements to…