Join the Behavioral Insights Student Group for a lunch session with Jim Greiner, BIG Faculty Affiliate and Professor at Harvard Law School. Jim's research focuses on applying behavioral science to the law to improve outcomes for vulnerable populations and better allocate resources at pro-bono legal facilities. He will discuss two projects in depth: 1. The Intimate Partner Violence Triage Study, and 2. Rehabilitating Individuals in Financial Distress, after which there will be time for questions. Lunch will be served.
Join the BISG for a lunch discussion with Lis Costa, Principal Advisor and Head of Consumers, Energy and Sustainability at the Behavioural Insights Team. Lis will discuss BIT's new Financial Capability Lab, whose goals are to generate new ideas that might tackle some of the most complex and difficult financial capability challenges facing people across the UK; to rapidly test these ideas, using qualitative methods and a new online experimentation platform developed by BIT called Predictiv; and to put forward recommendations for new interventions that can be piloted in 2017/18. We'll...
FXB G-11 (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Join the Behavioral Insights Student Group for a discussion with Flora Or, a SD student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Flora's work focuses on identifying and understanding behaviors related to mood disorders, drawing upon insights from the fields of behavioral economics, engineering, and marketing.
Join the Behavioral Insights Study Group for a career panel featuring representatives from the Behavioural Insights Team, ideas42, the Boston Consulting Group, and Google. Learn about how different organizations use behavioral insights in their work, what organizations are looking for when they hire, and how you can bring behavioral insights to a variety of context and fields.
Trip Van Noppen, President of Earthjustice, the nation’s original and largest nonprofit environmental law organization, will visit CPL for a conversation with Rand Wentworth, President Emeritus of the Land Trust Alliance and CPL's Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership. Earthjustice leverages their...
In this EPIC Workshop, we'll discuss what a hypothesis is and how you can test it, some (interesting!) statistics basics (including being aware of false positives and how to use power calculations), learning from well-designed experiments, and tips for running experiments in the lab and in the field.
Facebook has over 1 billion users and an ad platform with the ability to target groups of those users in various ways that allow researchers to gain insights about the audiences they choose to target. This talk will help researchers understand how the advertising tools within Facebook can be used to set up and run studies on the implications of various communications on online and offline behavior. We'll learn how these studies can easily be incorporated into any advertising campaign with no extra expense - just a little planning.
Join the Behavioral Insights Student Group and EPIC for a discussion with Hyunjin Kim, a doctoral candidate in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School. Kim explores how the beliefs of individuals can drive strategic and cultural change within companies and generate superior performance, and collaborates with companies to apply behavioral insights within organizations and online marketplaces.