This article explores how the New Zealand Parliament scrutinises the quality of long-term governance and considers how such scrutiny could be made more systematic, proactive and rigorous.
There is an increasing awareness that policies do not succeed or fail on their own merits. This article unpicks the key factors behind policy failure, explores different approaches to policy support, and identifies some key messages for policy practitioners.
This report analyses the skills and capacities governments need to strengthen evidence-informed policy-making (EIPM) and identifies a range of possible interventions that are available to foster greater uptake of evidence.
This paper will extrapolate the EMF's ReSOLVE frameworks through the context of three examples in vastly different formats.
This article analyses how ethical, legal and societal aspects (ELSA) trends have manifested themselves in Norway with the aim to find ways to understand and respond adequately to policy developments.
This paper seeks to assess the influence of evaluation and review in influencing policy in the Indigenous affairs policy domain. The paper examines four high-level case studies of strategically significant policy issues within the Indigenous policy domain to assess the impact of evaluation in driving...
This guide shows that there are steps that academics can take to improve their engagement with public policy and to make it meaningful for their research. While these activities may involve an investment of time, they offer the opportunity to make a tangible difference, and...
This paper takes the initial steps and presents work targeted towards identifying the optimal off-site systems for a given project by extracting and elaborately analyzing the attributes of the different systems using the Analytical Hierarchy Process technique (AHP). The outcomes of this study will yield...
Assessing the efficiency of environmental policy design and evaluation: results from a 2018 cross-country survey
In this working paper, the authors argue that if stringent environmental policies can be designed in a way that minimises economic burdens, they can facilitate the achievement of economic and environmental goals and a cleaner growth model.
This paper looks at how governments, the public sector, their partners and citizens can play – and are already playing – a more meaningful role in shaping policies that impact on their lives and their communities.