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Take a look at CHIBE’s publications, which are helping advance the science of using behavioral economics to improve health and leading to discoveries around how our minds work.

A Randomized Trial of Behavioral Nudges Delivered Through Text Messages to Increase Influenza Vaccination Among Patients With an Upcoming Primary Care Visit

American Journal of Health Promotion
October 4, 2022
Mitesh S. Patel, Katherine L. Milkman, Linnea Gandhi, Heather N. Graci, Dena Gromet, Hung Ho, Joseph S. Kay, Timothy W. Lee, Jake Rothschild, Modupe Akinola, John Beshears, Jonathan E. Bogard, Alison Buttenheim, Christopher Chabris, Gretchen B. Chapman, James J. Choi, Hengchen Dai, Craig R. Fox, Amir Goren, Matthew D. Hilchey, Jillian Hmurovic, Leslie K. John, Dean Karlan, Melanie Kim, David Laibson, Cait Lamberton, Brigitte C. Madrian, Michelle N. Meyer, Maria Modanu, Jimin Nam, Todd Rogers, Renante Rondina, Silvia Saccardo, Maheen Shermohammed, Dilip Soman, Jehan Sparks, Caleb Warren, Megan Weber, Ron Berman, Chalanda N. Evans, Seung Hyeong Lee, Christopher K. Snider, Eli Tsukayama, Christophe Van den Bulte, Kevin G. Volpp, Angela L. Duckworth

Megastudies improve the impact of applied behavioural science

Nature
December 8, 2021
Milkman KL, Gromet D, Ho H, Kay JS, Lee TW, Pandiloski P, Park Y, Rai A, Bazerman M, Beshears J, Bonacorsi L, Camerer C, Chang E, Chapman G, Cialdini R, Dai H, Eskreis-Winkler L, Fishbach A, Gross JJ, Horn S, Hubbard A, Jones SJ, Karlan D, Kautz T, Kirgios E, Klusowski J, Kristal A, Ladhania R, Loewenstein G, Ludwig J, Mellers B, Mullainathan S, Saccardo S, Spiess J, Suri G, Talloen JH, Taxer J, Trope Y, Ungar L, Volpp KG, Whillans A, Zinman J, Duckworth AL.

Lifestyle and mental health 1 year into COVID-19

Scientific Reports
December 2, 2021
Barbieri PN, Giuntella O, Saccardo S, Sadoff S

Behavioral Nudges Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations

Nature
August 2, 2021
Hengchen Dai, Silvia Saccardo, Maria A. Han, Lily Roh, Naveen Raja, Sitaram Vangala, Hardikkumar Modi, Shital Pandya, Michael Sloyan, and Daniel M. Croymans

A megastudy of text-based nudges encouraging patients to get vaccinated at an upcoming doctor’s appointment

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
May 18, 2021
Milkman KL, Patel MS, Gandhi L, Graci HN, Gromet DM, Ho H, Kay JS, Lee TW, Akinola M, Beshears J, Bogard JE, Buttenheim A, Chabris CF, Chapman GB, Choi JJ, Dai H, Fox CR, Goren A, Hilchey MD, Hmurovic J, John LK, Karlan D, Kim M, Laibson D, Lamberton C, Madrian BC, Meyer MN, Modanu M, Nam J, Rogers T, Rondina R, Saccardo S, Shermohammed M, Soman D, Sparks J, Warren C, Weber M, Berman R, Evans CN, Snider CK, Tsukayama E, Van den Bulte C, Volpp KG, Duckworth AL.

Behavioral Nudges Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations: Two Randomized Controlled Trials

SSRN
April 5, 2021
Hengchen Dai, Silvia Saccardo, Maria Han, Lily Roh, Naveen Raja, Sitaram Vangala, Hardikkumar Modi, Shital Pandya, Daniel Croymans

A Mega-Study of Text-Based Nudges Encouraging Patients to Get Vaccinated at an Upcoming Doctor’s Appointment

PNAS
March 18, 2021
Milkman, Katherine L. and Patel, Mitesh S. and Gandhi, Linnea and Graci, Heather and Gromet, Dena and Ho, Quoc Dang Hung and Kay, Joseph and Lee, Timothy and Akinola, Modupe and Beshears, John and Bogard, Jonathan and Buttenheim, Alison and Chabris, Christopher and Chapman, Gretchen B. and Choi, James J. and Dai, Hengchen and Fox, Craig R. and Goren, Amir and Hilchey, Matthew and Hmurovic, Jillian and John, Leslie and Karlan, Dean and Kim, Melanie and Laibson, David I. and Lamberton, Cait and Madrian, Brigitte C. and Meyer, Michelle N. and Modanu, Maria and Nam, Jimin and Rogers, Todd and Rondina, Renante and Saccardo, Silvia and Shermohammed, Maheen and Soman, Dilip and Sparks, Jehan and Warren, Caleb and Weber, Megan and Berman, Ron and Evans, Chalanda and Snider, Christopher and Tsukayama, Eli and Van den Bulte, Christophe and Volpp, Kevin and Duckworth, Angela, A

Nudging generosity in consumer elective pricing

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
March 1, 2021
Silvia Saccardo, Charis X. Li, Anya Samek, Ayelet Gneezy

Lifestyle and Mental Health Disruptions During COVID-19

PNAS
February 17, 2021
Osea Giuntella, Kelly Hyde, Silvia Saccardo, and Sally Sadoff