Posts Tagged "policymaking"

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…

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…

Evidence-based policy discourse: a policy about policy

Evidence-based policy discourse: a policy about policy

Policy must be based on evidence. That is the cornerstone of development and poverty studies, and a discourse adopted by almost all think tanks and organisations that conduct research in these fields. Andries du Toit makes the case that evidence-based…

Is evidence enough to underpin policy? Horizontal policy-making in Chile

Is evidence enough to underpin policy? Horizontal policy-making in Chile

However different policy processes might be around the world, including evidence in them seems generally desirable. The question is whether more is always better, or in other words, whether technically sound policy is a sufficient condition for continued development. Chile…