What works and what does not work in social and economic policy?

13.09.2018 12:15 - English

What works and what does not work in social and economic policy?

Systematic reviews – Better Policy Implementation?

Systematic reviews aims to provide a complete, exhaustive summary of current literature on a given topic – and thus establish evidence based advices for intervention. How should systematic reviews be used? And is systematic reviews the best way to affect and improve policy?

Welcome and Introduction

Marit Skivenes (University of Bergen)

Douglas Besharov (University of Maryland)

Neil Gilbert (UC Berkeley)

What are Campbell Collaboration systematic reviews? How are they used?

Howard White (Campbell Collaboration)

Other systematic (and non-systematic) literature reviews for policy and planning

Jacob Klerman (Abt Associates)

Adding a formal policy analysis

Martin Potucek (Charles University)

Establishing National and Regional Centeres for Systematic Reviews

Howard White (Campbell Collaboration)

Personnel, Funding, Structure, etc.

In collaboration with
Berkeley Social Welfare,
School of Public Policy (University of Maryland) and
Center for Research on Discretion and Paternalism.

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Event info.

Bergen Global
Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

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