Human behaviour drives the actions of consumers, workers and businesses, and in doing so, drives the performance of the wider economy. We want to improve access to high quality work; increase business productivity and growth; and improve macroeconomic policy to the benefit of citizens and businesses across the economy.
Enhancing central bank communications with behavioural insights
A joint study from the Bank of England and the Behavioural Insights Team
Applying Behavioural Insights to Labour Markets
Employment is one of the most important policy areas that governments manage. Yet, it is one with ample room for…
Inflated expectations? Our research on how to ask people about inflation
New results published in the Singapore Macroeconomic Review Central banks around the world want to know how people expect prices…
Evidence Report: Literature review and semi-structured interviews to support the establishment of the Centre for Public Services Leadership
An evidence-based report summarising BIT findings on effective leaders in UK public services.
More on work and economics
Supporting employers and workers through the pandemic
Increasing economic mobility in US cities
How many people really understand inflation and interest rates?
EAST for Health & Safety
Keeping people safe at work using behavioural insights
Boosting businesses: applying behavioural insights to business policy
Meet the team
Senior Director - Economic Policy
Interim Director - Economic Policy
Senior Advisor and Lead for Organisational Behaviour, Employment and Labour Markets
Head of Employment, Organisational Behaviour and Public Sector Innovation
Dr Guglielmo Briscese