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Case Study: Credit Card Rewards as an Opportunity to Build Savings
  • Jul 8 2021
  • Published in: Blackrock's Emergency Savings Initiative
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

Key finding: Framing savings as the default redemption option and reducing the…

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Behavioral Sciences Could Teach Mexicans To Better Manage Their Finances
  • Jun 28 2021
  • Published in: The Tennessee Tribune
  • Keywords: Improve Cash Flow Management, Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

Hans French, a behavioral researcher at the Common Cents Lab, which belongs…

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Why slowing users down can help them make meaningful choices
  • May 25 2021
  • Published in: UX Collective: Bootcamp
  • Keywords: Common Cents Lab, And More!

The moment I stepped into the world of user experience design, it…

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Introducing the Behavioral Mapping Case Study & Cheat Sheet
  • May 23 2021
  • Published in: Habit Weekly
  • Keywords: Common Cents Lab, And More!

We are excited to share the first ever comprehensive resource on Behavioral…

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Remote Tipping Became More Popular During Covid-19
  • May 21 2021
  • Published in: Wall Street Journal
  • Keywords: Common Cents Lab

Americans are getting more signals that it is safe to visit bars…

Zarak Khan SENIOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Angelenos with long commutes are more productive teleworkers
  • May 11 2021
  • Published in: Spectrum News 1
  • Keywords: Government, Sustainability, Transportation

As LA, and the rest of the world, shifted to telecommuting during…

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Does Mindset Matter?
  • Apr 27 2021
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions

The concept of fostering a growth mindset has attracted a great deal…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

COMMENTARY: Simple, effective behavioral-based move to reduce default rates
  • Apr 20 2021
  • Published in: SubPrime
  • Keywords: Manage Debt, Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

Defaults are a bad outcome for both lenders and borrowers, and research…

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Seven Ways to Trick Yourself Into Making Sound Financial Choices
  • Mar 2 2021
  • Published in: Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

We spend too much and don’t save enough. We pay interest on…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Way to Go Durham
  • Mar 1 2021
  • Published in: Tools of Change
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

This case study covers the formative research and pilot testing of the…

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