A series of seminars jointly organised between the Alliance, the Institute for Government and the National Institute for Economic and Social Research explored the role of evidence and evaluation in policy making. You can read reports of each event on the links below, which will take you to the IFG website.
Monday 13th February 2012
In the first event of the series, we looked at how randomised control trials could help in the policy process.
Tuesday 13th March 2012
The subject of the second seminar was the lack of demand for evidence and evaluation from Ministers and civil servants. This took place under the Chatham House rule.
Monday 23rd April 2012
This seminar explored the role of citizens/private operators in holding public services and government to account.
Wednesday 23rd May 2012
This was the final seminar in the series, and explored the role that independent evaluation offices could play.
Monday 13th of February 2012
- Dr Coen Teulings, Director, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
- Dr Rachel Glennerster, Executive Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Laboratory