LIRNEasia is a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific

Tag Archives: Carol Weiss

The report "A Baseline Survey of ICT and Knowledge Access in Myanmar" is now available in Myanmar Language here.

Policy enlightenment

Carol Weiss says one of the most useful things researchers can do is to give policy makers the tools to think about problems. She calls this policy enlightenment, as opposed to direct policy influence. In Sri Lanka we now make policy in the Supreme Court. This is not optimal, but it’s the way it is. […]

LIRNEasia at Research ICT Africa (RIA!) Annual Meeting

Rohan Samarajiva represented LIRNEasia at the Research ICT Africa (RIA!), Annual Meeting held recently in Dakar, Senegal with a view to contribute to the discussion on Telecom Regulatory Environment (TRE) assessment that RIA! is planning to undertake. The five-day workshop held from May 26-June 2, 2006, focused on three areas: the 2006 RIA! research agenda, […]

How Research Influences Policy

This is a question that is central to the mission of LIRNEasia. The link below connects to a very accessible discussion on the subject: In Conversation: Carol Weiss and Evert Lindquist on Policymaking and Research: International Development Research Centre


Research Mailing List

Enter your email for research updates:


Flickr Photos