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Decision-making and Analytics
We have the largest Decision-making and Analytics group in Europe with the subject a growing area of influence with businesses and policymakers around the world.
Decision-making and Analytics brings together many disciplines such as psychology, economics and biology, to study human behaviour and decision making. Its insights have led to ‘nudges’ being developed for many different contexts from tax collecting to reducing alcohol consumption to help people improve their thinking and decisions.
The success of these interventions has led to governments across the world creating their own ‘nudge units’, such as the UK’s Behavioural Insights Team, which we often partner and work with.
Our Decision-making and Analytics group produces and disseminates cutting edge research and advises managers and policymakers about how to induce behavioural changes for better organisations and societies.
Neil Stewart reveals the bad nudge that lurks on our credit cards and how it is costing us money.
New research suggests that automatic enrolment into pension saving can impact other areas of people’s finances.
Research from Warwick Business School suggests people may not always want help with sticking to their New Year’s resolutions.
Systemic change, rather than individual responsibility, are required to address society's ills. But behavioural science can still be a powerful tool for good.
Daniel Read, Andrea Isoni, and Despoina Alempaki reveal how to balance profit and purpose when applying behavioural science.
In the turbulent post-COVID environment, Mairead Brady argues companies need to make sure they have the right marketing leadership and stay agile
Nudging is becoming increasingly popular among policymakers, business and organisations, but Tim Mullett says it is important to understand its disadvantages.
‘Things aren’t what they used to be’ because we are suffering from psychological biases, according to Nick Chater.