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Publications


EAST: Four Simple Ways to Apply Behavioural Insights

If you want to encourage a behaviour, make it Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely (EAST). These four simple principles, based on the Behavioural Insights Team’s own work and the wider academic literature, form the heart of the team’s new framework for applying behavioural insights.


Growth vouchers

The Growth Vouchers programme is a pioneering government research project, and the largest Randomised Controlled Trial of its type, that aims to make it easier for small businesses to access expert advice to help them grow and test which types of business advice are most effective. The Behavioural Insights Team have worked with the department for Business, Innovation and Skills to develop this programme and to design its evaluation.


Applying Behavioural Insights to Organ Donation

A randomised controlled trial measured how successful different approaches were in encouraging more people to join the Organ Donor Register.


Test, Learn, Adapt: Developing Public Policy with Randomised Controlled Trials

Test, Learn, Adapt is a paper which the Behavioural Insights Team is publishing in collaboration with Ben Goldacre and David Torgerson.


Applying Behavioural Insights to Charitable Giving

Research from the Behavioural Insights Team, or Nudge Unit, shows how charity donations can be increased by using behavioural sciences.


Fraud, error and debt: behavioural insights team paper

The behavioural insights team has published a paper on fraud, debt and error.


Behaviour change and energy use: behavioural insights team paper

The behavioural insights team has published a report setting out how we can use behavioural insights to help people save energy and money.


Better choices: better deals, behavioural insights team paper

Better choices: better deals has been published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Behavioural Insights Team.


MINDSPACE

The MINDSPACE report is used by the Behavioural Insights Team as a framework to aid the application of behavioural science to the policymaking process.