Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | October 2019 — October 22, 2019

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | October 2019

Popular Content from 2019 Informing Civil Servants to Make Better Decisions | Daniel Rogger & Ravi Soman, VoxDev “Informing public policy will require both better research as well as better public sector incentives.” An interesting study that highlights the important role organizational incentives play in building a culture of evidence use in government. The authors&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | September 2019 —

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | September 2019

What to Read this Month Are We Suffering from Obsessive Measurement Disorder?  | Tiina Pasanen, From Poverty to Power “The term [obsessive measurement disorder] rejects the belief that counting everything (in government programmes and beyond) will produce better policy choices and improved management. It’s a disorder that increasingly affects the international development community.” ODI Research&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | August 2019 — August 12, 2019

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | August 2019

Upcoming Opportunity Celebrate evidence-informed decision making in Africa during Africa Evidence Week, happening September 9 – 13. This is an opportunity to host a virtual or in-person event, and with the support of the Africa Evidence Network, draw attention to the work being done to advance evidence use in Africa. Suggested themes include: what does the&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | July 2019 — July 8, 2019

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | July 2019

What to Read this Month Evidence Works: Cases Where Evidence Meaningfully Informed Policy | Bipartisan Policy Center “The case studies offer unique insights about the challenges that decision-makers face as they grapple with uncertainty, prioritize competing information inputs, and weigh the quality and credibility of available information.” A collection of 20 case studies at the&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | June 2019 — June 3, 2019

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | June 2019

What to Read this Month Reliable, Accurate Information Vital to Policymaking in Africa | Njiraini Muchira, The East African “The policies are often not implementation ready-they are big in citing evidence to justify why action should be undertaken but weak in using evidence to determine what cost-effective interventions to implement.” The Executive Director of the&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | May 2019 — May 6, 2019
Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | April 2019 — April 2, 2019
Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | March 2019 — March 4, 2019

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | March 2019

What to Read this Month 7 Insights for Peer Learning Approaches in Evidence-Informed Policymaking | Abeba Taddese, Results for All Over the last year, our work at Results for All has focused on exploring how to facilitate opportunities for government policymakers to share knowledge, experiences, and lessons learned in accelerating the use of evidence to&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | February 2019 — February 7, 2019

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | February 2019

What to Read this Month Creating a Culture of Evidence Use: Lessons from J-PAL’s Government Partnerships in Latin America | J-PAL “Allocating even a small amount of resources and personnel to apply the lessons from data and impact evaluations in policy design and implementation, and setting up systems that facilitate this institutional learning, is a&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Evidence-Informed Policymaking Reading List | January 2019 —