Posts Tagged "Policy"

Good communications is not enough to get evidence into policy

Good communications is not enough to get evidence into policy

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Clara Richards, programme manager at INASP, and was originally published at INASP’s blog] I originally shared these thoughts on the Evidence-Based Policy in Development Network (ebpdn) and after sparking some discussion, I thought it’d be good…

The need for expertise: how Civil Society Organisations engage with the Regulatory State

The need for expertise: how Civil Society Organisations engage with the Regulatory State

This post is based on a commentary by Kathryn Hochstetler that assesses the ways in which members of civil society “often shadow and contest the central actors of the regulatory state, even though they are ostensibly well outside of it”….

An insight into the Webinar “Nevermind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments”

An insight into the Webinar “Nevermind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments”

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Leandro Echt, Coordinator of the Influence, Monitoring and Evaluation Program at CIPPEC. This article is also available in Spanish at VIPPAL.] The webinar “Nevermind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments” took place on March…

Partisan think tanks: a double-edged sword

Partisan think tanks: a double-edged sword

[Editor’s note:  This is the third of a series of blogs by Claudio Jones on partisan think tanks. The first post can be read here, and the second post can be read here.] In the previous two posts, I have focused on the…

Imagining a better 2014 (4) – by María Elena Quilodran

Imagining a better 2014 (4) – by María Elena Quilodran

[Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of posts called ‘Imagining a better 2014’ that brings together reflections from a number of researchers and practitioners on the most important lessons and future challenges for promoting the use of…

Imagining a better 2014 (3) – by Andrea Ordoñez

Imagining a better 2014 (3) – by Andrea Ordoñez

[Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of posts called ‘Imagining a better 2014’ that brings together reflections from a number of researchers and practitioners on the most important lessons and future challenges for promoting the use of…

What do partisan think tanks seek?

What do partisan think tanks seek?

[Editor’s note:  This is the second of a series of blogs by Claudio Jones on partisan think tanks. The first post can be read here.] Is the political role of partisan think tanks -in Latin America’s new democracies and elsewhere-…

Protocol for case study writing

Protocol for case study writing

[Editor’s note: This post introduces a new material produced by Anne Lan K. Candelaria for Politics & Ideas. This case study protocol will be followed by an example of a case study written by the same author, to be published…