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Behavioral Economics is an interdisciplinary science blending psychology, economics, and neuroscience that yields empirical insights into human behavior and decision making, paving the way for applied interventions that can change behavior and improve decisions.

All organizations need to change behavior, whether their own or others’. Behavioral Economics helps answer the question “how do I best influence behavior?” It is, however, one thing to read books like Predictably Irrational but another to effectively apply their insights. Our expertise and knowledge can help you navigate the complexities of the science and bring BE to life in your organization.

Explore BEworks’ thought-provoking case studies from the front lines of Behavioral Science

Combatting household food waste with behavioral economics

BEworks is proud to announce our partnership with Hellmann’s to reduce household food-waste. We launched new interventions to reconceptualize recipe’s into Flexipe’s. The first large-scale, longitudinal study on the challenge resulted in a 30% reduction on household food waste.


How Behavioral Economics Drives Debt Repayment

How BEworks increased debt repayment rates and amounts among collections customers without damaging perceptions of a financial institution’s brand.


Increasing Customer Trust in Energy Providers

Can we improve the amount customers trust the information utilities provide on their bill statements? Why Behavioral Economics says "yes."


Reducing Health Practitioner Error in Diagnosis

Why practitioner error in diagnosis is common and how a behaviorally informed decision-aid can assist in error reduction.


Press Releases

BEworks and BEAR

Helping Organizations be More Behaviourally-Informed: BEworks Partners with Rotman School on $2.5 million SSHRC Partnership Grant led by Prof. Dilip Soman


In The Media

BEworks’ CEO and Co-Founder answers 10 questions on the new economic language of BE.

Why you should hire a behavioral scientist

Kelly Peters, CEO of BEworks, featured in Benefits Canada, June 28, 2019

Saving time and money at the grocery store

David Lewis, Chief Client Officer at BEworks, featured in the Globe and Mail, July 4, 2019

Risk assessment and client relationships

BEworks Chief Client Officer David Lewis featured in Advisor’s Edge, May 24, 2019

Training financial advisors in Behavioral Economics

BEworks featured in Investment Executive, May 16, 2019

Talks and Presentations

Talk Money With Me

Will Payment Deferrals Hurt Canadians in the Long Run?
Understand the impact of payment deferrals on the economy through the lens of behavioural science.

A New Normal

In this session of A New Normal we hear about their new Work From Home Diagnostic Tool, which measures 5 factors which affect wellbeing and productivity for distributed teams working from home.

How Behavioral Science Can Help Companies and Workers Cope in a Crisis

Understanding and properly motivating human capital is one of the best drivers of corporate growth. But prolonged isolation, zoom fatigue, and the psychological tolls of recent world events are closing in closer to home than we’ve ever experienced.

Leadership 360: Troubling Times or Golden Age?

Why Leaders Need to Shift their Mindset and become Scientific Thinkers

The Insurance Value Chain & Behavioral Economics

Kelly Peters, CEO & Co-Founder, Insurtech, 2019

Thinking Like a Scientist

Kelly Peters, CEO & Co-Founder, WOBI 2018

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