Aparna Krishnan

  Friday, 12th April 2019

   FLAME University

   Evidence Informed Decision Making: Working with Governments to Bridge the Research Policy Gap

ABSTRACT

This seminar will highlight examples and experiences from J-PAL South Asia's work with state governments in India on the potential for using data and evidence from evaluations in decision making. Drawing on examples from past and ongoing policy research projects and initiatives, the talk will highlight successes and challenges in enabling a shift in mindset and practice of policy making and implementing functions within governments to adopt an evidence informed approach to decision making.