Behavioural Insights and Gender Equality in the UK

Date: 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 11:40am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

The UK Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) will present the UK Government's recent reforms to increase gender pay transparency and their new 2-year research collaboration on applying behavioural science to improving gender equality in the labour market. The aim of the session is to share knowledge of the reforms, present early results, source ideas and explore ways in which academics from Harvard could get involved in improving gender equality in the UK.

The session is aimed at faculty members and doctoral students whose work is generally related to the Government Equalities Office in the UK and who has expertise in behavioral science.

Lunch will be provided.