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Policy analysis

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Report

State of implementation of the OECD AI Principles

This is the first report on the state of implementation of the policy recommendations to governments contained in the OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence (AI) adopted in May 2019.
Report

How best to serve young people with evidence?

This paper makes the case for evidence-based policy, before recapping the history of the 'What Works' movement and its particular structure in the United Kingdom.
Briefing paper

COVID-19 futures: implications for policy makers

In May 2021, the Institute for Government and Wellcome Trust convened two private roundtables on medium- to long-term future scenarios for the COVID-19 pandemic. This document identifies the most important insights from these roundtables.
Report

A just green recovery from COVID-19

The COVID-19 recovery window offers a rare opportunity to transform economies and accelerate the green transition. This paper examines green recovery measures through the lens of a 'just transition'. The authors highlight promising examples of just and green recovery measures in various countries, and suggest...
Briefing paper

Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave: assessing the policy response in England

This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, covering the period between June 2020 and March 2021.
Policy report

Biodiversity, natural capital and the economy: a policy guide for finance, economic and environment ministers

This report provides the latest findings and policy guidance for G7 and other countries in four key areas: measuring and mainstreaming biodiversity; aligning budgetary and fiscal policy with biodiversity; embedding biodiversity in the financial sector; and improving biodiversity outcomes linked to international trade.
Guide

Research reflection guide

This guide helps education practitioners and policy-makers reflect on what they have learned from reading a piece of research evidence on a particular policy, program or practice, which they may be considering implementing.
Policy report

Shaping the COVID decade: addressing the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19

No single metaphor can capture the complexity or ramifications of the societal impact of COVID-19 pandemic. This report presents the British Academy’s review of the policy implications of COVID-19.
Report

Legislative leadership in the time of COVID-19

This report finds that safeguarding democracy and improving government responses to health emergencies requires us to strengthen legislatures. On this basis, it recommends that international donors, civil society groups and governments themselves should focus on five key areas of reform.
Book

Learning policy, doing policy

This publication explores how policy theory is understood by practitioners and how it influences their practice. The book brings together insights from research, teaching and practice on an issue that has so far been understudied. Contributors include Australian and international policy scholars, and current and...