The Use of Lotteries to Promote Card payments

The Use of Lotteries to Promote Card payments

  Introduction In the city of Bergamo in Italy, the municipality and payment card companies collaborated to promote electronic payment methods, over cash. They called the project Cashless City. The project involved prizes for the city, such as high-speed internet...
A change in choice architecture can help pub-goers drink less

A change in choice architecture can help pub-goers drink less

This entry is an excerpt from a blogpost by Luc Boven from the London School of Economics blog “LSE Business Review“ Introduction The Government uses various policy tools to reduce alcohol consumption. There are restrictions on promotions, information...
Letters that encourage tax payment

Letters that encourage tax payment

The following is an excerpt from The Behavioural Insights Team, Annual update 2010-11, p. 16 Introduction In February 2011, HMRC – supported by BIT – began a trial to establish the impact of altering the messages sent in letters to encourage tax debtors to pay tax...
Reducing electricity consumption in a workplace setting

Reducing electricity consumption in a workplace setting

This intervention has been created and measured by: Elena Claire Ricci, Francesca Pongiglione, Matteo Motterlini   Introduction The largest source of global GHG emissions is related to electricity and heat production (IPCC, 2014). Residential and commercial...