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Annual Report of the Japan's national Behavioral Sciences Team (BEST) during FY 2017 to FY 2018

March 28, 2019

Overview

  • This report is a summary of activities by the Japan's national Behavioral Sciences Team (BEST) (administrative office: the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan) during FY 2017 to FY 2018. Other than our work in two years, this report also describes what the BEST places importance on and future issues.
  • The BEST has performed a variety of activities including liaison councils for 2 years since its establishment in April 2017 in all-Japan system with collaboration among industry, academia, politics, government, and other relevant citizens.
  • The primary aim of this report is for a wide range of readers to understand the BEST's initiatives in an easy-to-understand and brief manner as much as possible. For those who wish to know about the details of the initiatives, please see meeting materials and other documents posted on the website below.

  • ▶The Behavioral Sciences Team (BEST) website (Japanese):

    www.env.go.jp/earth/ondanka/nudge.html

  • The BEST appreciates the cooperation, support, and efforts made by people with various positions in the industry, academia, politics, government, and other relevant citizens both in Japan and abroad. We are afraid we cannot list all of their names in this report due to space constraints. We appreciate all of them, and thank you for your continued contribution.

Annual Report of the BEST during FY 2018 to FY 2018

- Annual Report of the BEST during FY 2017 to FY 2018

For Your Information

- A brief summary of recent activities of the BEST : PDF

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- Behavioral insights for solving social issues resulting from people's behavior : PDF

>>Contact.

Tadahiro IKEMOTO, D.Sc., MPH, MPA.

Founder & President, Behavioral Sciences Team (BEST), Japan.

Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan.

Cabinet Office, Government of Japan.

Email: chikyu-jigyo_at_env.go.jp (please substitute "@" for "_at_").

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