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Evidence-based policy and policy as ‘translation’: designing a model for policymaking

Ingold, Jo and Monaghan, Mark (2016) Evidence-based policy and policy as ‘translation’: designing a model for policymaking. British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Jul 2016). Website.

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The EU referendum campaign and aftermath brought to the fore the ongoing debate about evidence and evidence-based policymaking (EBPM), write Jo Ingold and Mark Monaghan. While Michael Gove’s suggestion that “people in this country have had enough of experts” could be seen as a rebuttal to criticisms of the Leave campaign’s misuse of statistics, it also draws attention not only to what counts as evidence but also to the perceived gap between ‘the academy’, policymakers and the public.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2017 14:07
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 23:28

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