Using behavioural science to help fight the coronavirus
Behavioural Research Unit, ESRI
Working Paper No. 656, March 2020
This paper summarises useful evidence from behavioural science for fighting the COVID-19 outbreak. It is based on an extensive literature search of relevant behavioural interventions
and studies of crises. The findings aim to be useful not only to government and public authorities, but to organisations, workplaces and households.