2017 Oct 18

Behavioural Insights and Gender Equality in the UK

11:40am to 1:00pm


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...

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Chiara Trombini

Chiara Trombini

WAPPP Fellow

Dr. Chiara Trombini’s research focuses on judgment, decision-making, and negotiation. As a WAPPP Fellow, she examines the impact of cognitive and affective interventions for reducing gender biases in individual and organizational decision-making.

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Shira Mor

Shira Mor

Assistant Professor, Departments of Labor Studies and Public Policy, Tel-Aviv University
WAPPP Fellow

Shira Mor's research investigates the relationship between women’s identity structures and their performance in negotiations in order to identify a behavioral strategy that allows women to reap economic gains without incurring unfavorable social outcomes.

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Marc Grau-Grau

ISFamily Santander Chair Researcher, Universitat International de Catalunya
Academic Collaborator, International Center for Work and Family, IESE Business School
WAPPP Fellow

Marc Grau-Grau's research explores the benefits of fatherhood involvement for fathers themselves and their jobs. As a WAPPP Fellow, he is examining how men and women negotiate flexible work arrangements in their organizations and how structural conditions and gender dynamics affect those negotiations.

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