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Evidence-based policy advocacy

It was President Truman who wished for a one-armed economist. One who would not qualify every statement, with “on the other hand . . . .” We have taken positions and pushed them hard. That leads to clarity of communication and effectiveness in taking research to policy. But it also creates risk. It’s quite possible […]

What are the limits of scholarly advocacy?

LIRNEasia’s signature has been a focus, you could even say a single-minded fixation, on taking the results of its research to the policy process. There is a line between evidence-based advocacy and just plain advocacy that we have tried not to cross. The NYT article below, explores that line in the context of Amicus briefs […]


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