Lucy Hayes is a behavioural scientist in the FCA Behavioural Economics and Data Science Unit, where her focus is experimental behavioural research. Before this she worked for the UK government as a behavioural researcher. She holds an MSc in Environmental Science from Imperial College, London.
Reports of excessive and irrational spending on Black Friday abound, but are they true? New FCA data provides an unprecedented glimpse into the UK’s spending habits on the biggest shopping day of...