The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies

The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies
Federal agencies’ push towards the intentional use of evidence in policy development is cause for federal agencies to evaluate the accessibility of existing evidence. Rebecca A. Maynard discusses the four pillars of support provided by federal agencies in the road to advance the federal evidence-based policy agenda. Continue reading The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies

Unlocking the Potential of the “What Works” Approach to Policymaking and Practice: Improving Impact Evaluations

Unlocking the Potential of the “What Works” Approach to Policymaking and Practice: Improving Impact Evaluations
This paper suggests three ways to make impact evaluations more relevant to policy and practice in an effort to improve the fundamental understanding of social problems, while also generating practical guidance for mitigating those problems. Continue reading Unlocking the Potential of the “What Works” Approach to Policymaking and Practice: Improving Impact Evaluations