How does evaluation results influence policy?

May 3, 2011 at 8:14 am Leave a comment

Here is an interesting paper from the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation that focuses on how does evaluation results (of impact evaluations) influence policy:

“Sound expectations: from impact evaluations to policy change” (pdf)

A main conclusion of the paper is as follows:

“The paper concludes that, ultimately, the fulfillment of policy change based on the results of impact evaluations is determined by the interplay of the policy influence objectives with the factors that affect the supply and demand of research in the policymaking process.”

View the paper (pdf) here>>

Entry filed under: Evaluation reporting.

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