there are two nice, evidence-informed op-ed pieces out today on delhi’s odd-even scheme to try to reduce air pollution (here and here). the results are heartening because i didn’t have a good sense of whether a two week window of implementing a policy — to which there were many exceptions — was long enough toContinue reading “i feel like an #oddeven party pooper (reducing and working are not the same)”
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thoughts from #evalcon on evidence uptake, capacity building
i attended a great panel today, hosted by the think take initiative and idrc and featuring representatives from three of tti’s cohort of think tanks. this is part of the broader global evaluation week (#evalcon) happening in kathmandu and focused on building bridges: use of evaluation for decision making and policy influence. the notes onContinue reading “thoughts from #evalcon on evidence uptake, capacity building”
Buffet of Champions: What Kind Do We Need for Impact Evaluations and Policy?
This post is also cross-posted here and here. I realize that the thesis of “we may need a new kind of champion” sounds like a rather anemic pitch for Guardians of the Galaxy. Moreover, it may lead to inflated hopes that i am going to propose that dance-offs be used more often to decide policyContinue reading “Buffet of Champions: What Kind Do We Need for Impact Evaluations and Policy?”