Knowledge Partner of Values 20 (V20)

Behavioral Insights Germany and Saudi Arabia

We are super excited and deeply honored to be the official Knowledge Partner of V20 in 2020.

V20 is a global platform of value experts and practitioners aiming to support the G20 in finding people-centered public policy solutions based on values. With its combined expertise in values and behavioral public policy, V20 seeks to improve societal outcomes and contribute to overcoming the global challenges.

Find out more about V20 on www.values20.com.

Upcoming Workshop: Behavioral Insights and Nudging

Behavioral Insights Germany and Saudi Arabia

Smart designs, settings and services change how we perceive options and ultimately affect our behaviors. Behavioral insights organize these effects in a systematic way and provide a wide range of nudging applications to better achieve an organization’s goals. Well-known examples at the company level are healthy workplace designs, nudges to de-bias recruitment decisions or to increase job satisfaction.

Read More

News from T20

Behavioral Insights Germany and Saudi Arabia

BEHAVIA Behavioral Insights for G20We are very honored that our MD Dr. Manuel Schubert and Dr. Fahad Alsharif have been invited to present their policy brief at the T20 virtual session.

The policy brief, titled “The G20 Protocol on Forced Migration”, proposes a new governance framework to manage the provision and allocation of host capacities on a global scale. More to come soon.

Promoting tech for good

Behavioral Insights Germany and Saudi Arabia

“How to increase trust in a service app that protects consumer data?” This was the key question behind our project with helix id, a provider of a mobile application that allows users to control third-party access to personal data.

Read More

Behavioral Economics and the Seven Deadly Sins (Part 2)

Behavioral Insights Germany and Saudi Arabia

Second day of the 7th seminar on “Behavioral Economics and the Seven Deadly Sins” at Passau University. Today, we focused on moral balancing, overconfidence, decision making under risk, procrastination, and trust. To learn more about our own biases and preferences, we conducted a series of online experiments (the screenshot shows us during an incentive-compatible “marshmallow experiment”). For those who are interested in today’s topics, have a look at the full syllabus below.

Read More

Behavioral Economics and the Seven Deadly Sins (Part 1)

Behavioral Insights Germany and Saudi Arabia

Kick-off for the 7th seminar on “Behavioral Economics and the Seven Deadly Sins” at Passau University, Germany. Super interactive webinar on selfishness, envy, retaliation and moral decay with lots of classic experiments. For those who are interested in the topics, below is the full syllabus of part 1. More to come soon.

Read More

7th Behavioral Economics and the Seven Deadly Sins

Behavioral Insights Germany and Saudi Arabia

Over the next weeks, our Managing Director Dr. Manuel Schubert will organize the 7th annual seminar on “Behavioral Economics and the Seven Deadly Sins” at Passau University, Germany.

Starting in 2014, this introductory seminar covers a broad range of topics in behavioral economics: why do we fail to stick to our plans, why do we trust others, when do we care for others, how do we perceive chance, or how do moral judgements influence our actions?

Read More

BEHAVIA to support G20 Summit

BEHAVIA Behavioral Insights for G20Fantastic news from the official G20 Engagement Group for Think Tanks: our joint policy brief with Dr. Fahad Alsharif, Senior Researcher at the King Faisal Center for Research & Islamic Studies, has been accepted.

The policy brief focusses on “how to solve global burden sharing problems?” and will form part of the G20 recommendations of the Task Force on “Migration and Young Societies”.

We are super excited, truly honored and can’t wait for the G20 Saudi Arabia Summit to begin!