Organisation

The Policy Lab

Owning Institution:
Briefing paper

Enlisting the support of trusted cue-givers to tackle public policy challenges

While many governments already do rely on public health experts for advice and public messaging in health policy-making, studies such as this one provide experimentally validated evidence for the efficacy of involving trusted sources in health policy development, as well as public communication about health-saving...
Report

Mapping public sector innovation units in Australia and New Zealand: 2018 survey report

This report, based on a survey of public sector innovation (PSI) units in Australia and New Zealand undertaken in February 2018, suggests that the actual number of PSI units worldwide may be significantly higher than previously thought.
Briefing paper

Does paid maternity leave help mother's health and wellbeing?

It has been widely recognised that maternity leave is important to the health of mothers. But what difference does paid maternity leave make? And does paid maternity leave help to reduce health inequalities?