Posts Tagged "Change"

A primer on policy entrepreneurs

A primer on policy entrepreneurs

[Editor’s note: This post was originally published by Joe Luetjens, a PhD fellow in the Successful Public Governance program at Utrecht School of Governance, Utrecht University at www.i2insights.org]   In the world of public policy, it is interesting to consider how…

To more complexity, more dagu!

To more complexity, more dagu!

This is the second post of a series focusing on how we can better incorporate the complexity paradigm as a key framework to tackle the challenges and questions shared by many of us interested in the interaction between research and…

On Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning of Capacity Building activities – methodologies

On Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning of Capacity Building activities – methodologies

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Antonio Capillo, M&E Officer at INASP]. I have already written on this post on Lessons learned on promoting better links between research and policy in Latin America (Weyrauch 2013). In this second post,…

Lesson #6: Understand context and participants to select the right incentives

Lesson #6: Understand context and participants to select the right incentives

While an effective selection of participants for a capacity building activity has been pointed out in the previous lesson and by others as a key factor towards its success; it is also important to be aware of the right mix of incentives…

Three worthwhile questions on public philosophies

Three worthwhile questions on public philosophies

[Editor’s note: This reflection is based on our paper “Defining problems or providing solutions? The role of ideas in policy debates”. It is part of a series of posts on Ideas and Evidence Based Policy.] One level of ideas is…