Lessons from Behavioral Economics to Improve Treatment Adherence in Parenting Programs: An Application to Sms
14 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2019
A growing literature shows how insights from behavioral economics can be successfully adopted in simple interventions through SMS or other types of low-cost communications. In this short, note we provide concrete basic guidelines to design behaviorally informed messages, based on theory and our own experience. We provide examples applied to parenting interventions.
Keywords: behavioral interventions, parenting, child development, poverty
JEL Classification: D9, D90, D91, I15, I38, J38
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