Lessons from Behavioral Economics to Improve Treatment Adherence in Parenting Programs: An Application to SMS

Produced by: 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Available from: 
November 2019
Paper author(s): 
Nicolas Ajzenman
Florencia López Boo
Topic: 
Education - Health
Year: 
2020

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.

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