Maxwell X Lab Projects

: We partnered to analyze socioeconomic trends in Central New York and New York City.

Buffalo Water: We are partnering to test whether nudges could increase prompt water payments.

CA$H Coalition:​ We partnered to redesign communication for free, IRS-certified tax preparation (VITA) in Syracuse, NY.

Center for Court Innovation: We are partnering to increase completion of an Onondaga County program designed to reduce unemployment and increase child support. 

City of Evanston, Illinois: We partnered to analyze individual resident use of 311 across neighborhoods.

City of Syracuse I: We partnered to design and evaluate whether new messages could help homeowners avoid foreclosure. Read our report.

City of Syracuse II: We partnered to design and test if new property tax notices could improve payments. Read our report.

Early Childhood Alliance: We partnered to evaluate the impacts of a campaign targeted at increasing reading time with children.

Family Planning Service Clinics: We partnered with the Onondaga County Health Department to reduce patient no-shows to appointments. Read our report.

Health Foundation of Western and Central NY: We partnered to analyze the recent shifts in the uninsured rate across all 62 counties in New York State.

Hennepin County, Minnesota: We are partnering - along with University of Minnesota and USDA - to redesign the SNAP annual income recertification process.

Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion I: We are partnering to evaluate if targeted messages increased physical activity in a neighborhood park.

Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion II: ​We partnered to evaluate if choice architecture in college cafes increased healthy food consumption.

ProLiteracy and local programs: We are partnering to increase retention in adult literacy/education courses and improve student achievement.