Posts Tagged "Influence"

Do like Adam Smith: Ride the train with your policymaker (as often as possible)

Do like Adam Smith: Ride the train with your policymaker (as often as possible)

Some of the arguably most fundamental, longest-lasting changes in the world economy resulted from the policy influencing efforts of an entrepreneurial scholar. The advent of laissez-faire liberalism in England was a strategic endeavor pursued by none other than Adam Smith,…

Capacity building -from our Topic Guide

Capacity building -from our Topic Guide

[Editor’s note: This post is the last one of a series that introduced our Topic Guide. Please feel free to check the insight our Topic Guide offers on how research agendas are produced, on the politics of how research is…

Monitoring and evaluation -from our Topic Guide

Monitoring and evaluation -from our Topic Guide

The subject of monitoring and evaluation is central to any effort to attempt to improve the connections between policy and research (or politics and ideas). Funders, particularly those focused on funding research, are keen to know if and how the…

Addressing political incentives for electoral debates: CIPPEC’s Agenda for the President 2011-2015

Addressing political incentives for electoral debates: CIPPEC’s Agenda for the President 2011-2015

This post was jointly written with Agustina Sol Eskenazi, international relations student at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, in preparation for the 2011 presidential elections, CIPPEC, in collaboration with other organizations, began to work on the project “Agenda for…