Posts Tagged "Politics"

The 3Ps: Politics, Policymaking and Politicians

The 3Ps: Politics, Policymaking and Politicians

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Anne Lan Candelaria, Director of the Center for Asian Studies (ACAS) and Professor of the Department of Political Science at Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.]   For a decade and a half now, I have been exposed…

Good communications is not enough to get evidence into policy

Good communications is not enough to get evidence into policy

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Clara Richards, programme manager at INASP, and was originally published at INASP’s blog] I originally shared these thoughts on the Evidence-Based Policy in Development Network (ebpdn) and after sparking some discussion, I thought it’d be good…

Do like Adam Smith: Ride the train with your policymaker (as often as possible)

Do like Adam Smith: Ride the train with your policymaker (as often as possible)

Some of the arguably most fundamental, longest-lasting changes in the world economy resulted from the policy influencing efforts of an entrepreneurial scholar. The advent of laissez-faire liberalism in England was a strategic endeavor pursued by none other than Adam Smith,…