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YBiT (Yokohama Behavioural insights and design Team)

General Information

Organisation's name

Yokohama Municipality

Organisation's website

The Team

The team is part of:
Voluntarily established at local government

Number of people that apply behavioural science in the team:

Approximate date of team creation:
02 2019


Activities in which the unit has been involved

Conducting experiments to measure behavioural impact, Providing advice on policy implementation relying on existing evidence, Providing advice on policy design relying on existing evidence, Delivering training and education

Policy area(s)

Administration, Development, Disability, Economy, Tax policy, Energy and Water, Environment, Climate Change, Enforcement and compliance, Recycling-Reusing, Sustainable Consumption, Health, Family Planning, Physical activity, Vaccines, Social Welfare, Technology, Urban policy

Tools used to measure the effect of intervention

Randomized control trials or A/B tests, Before and after comparisons of the target outcome, Another type of statistical or machine learning model

Number of experiments in the last twelve months: 0

Date Published:

2 December 2022

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