Through application of behavioral science to asset-building interventions, programs and policies can address the needs of low- and middle-income individuals more effectively. At CFED, we are providing support to practitioners seeking to incorporate behavioral insights into their program designs. Additionally, we have created this repository for practitioners learn more about behavioral economics in the asset-building field and are testing new strategies to promote further innovation in program delivery and effectiveness.
The BETA Project
Learn more about the Behavioral Technical Assistance (BETA) Project, which uses behavioral economics theory to improve the effectiveness and reach of products and services that help people increase their financial stability.
Behavioral Economics 101
New to behavioral economics or looking for a basic refresher? Read about some key behavioral principles and how they can relate to asset-building programs and policies.
Research and Resources
Learn more about Behavioral Economics in the news, find useful books and videos, test yourself and learn more about applied behavioral research and policy proposals.
Behavioral Economics Blog
Check out the Behavioral Economics blog, featuring the latest in applied behavioral research, program and product design. These posts are also available at CFED's Inclusive Economy blog.