Evidence and Evaluation

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Jennifer Brooks, Making the Case for Evidence-Based Decision-Making (December 6, 2016)

Ugly Research, Building Trust With Evidence-based Insights (November 11, 2016)

Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, Third Meeting (Video) (November 4, 2016)

SSIR, Actionable Measurement: Getting from “Prove” to “Improve” (November 1, 2016)

Innovation Network, 2016 State of Evaluation in the Nonprofit Sector (October 2016)

The Guardian, The Cult of the Expert – and How It Collapsed (October 20, 2016)

American Youth Policy Forum, Make Evidence Great Again: Using Evidence to Inform Decision-Making (October 3, 2016)

American Journal of Evaluation, Evidence-Based Interventions Are Necessary but Not Sufficient for Achieving Outcomes (October 2016)

Inside Philanthropy, The Fall of the Think Tank: Policy Wonks and the Hard Realities of Interested Money (August 8, 2016)

Gov Innovator, Why Broadening Access to Federal Administrative Data is Critical (August 3, 2016)

Gov Innovator, Creating Successful Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships at the Federal Level (July 1, 2016)

CSSP, Better Evidence for Decision Makers (July 2016)

Washington Post, Biden Threatens Funding Cuts for Researchers Who Don’t Report Clinical-Trial Data (June 29, 2016)

Urban Institute, A “Better Way” to End Poverty: Look at the Evidence (June 22, 2016)

Centre for Public Impact, An Emphasis on Evidence: Interview with Kathy Stack (June 21, 2016)

The Hill, Let the Evidence Have Its Day in Policymaking (June 16, 2016)

Inside Philanthropy, Tear Down That Paywall: A Look at a Big Funder Push for Open Research (June 17, 2016)

Gov Exec, The Republican View of Evidence (June 14, 2016)

WT Grant, Using Data to Produce Useful Research Evidence (June 6, 2016)

Washington State Institute for Public Policy, Updated Inventory of Evidence-Based, Researched-Based, and Promising Practices (June 2016)

New York Times, Why Do So Many Studies Fail to Replicate? (May 27, 2016)

The Hill, Feds Can Learn Lessons from States About Using Data to Inform Policy (May 26, 2016)

WT Grant, Measuring the Use of Research Evidence: Four Challenges for the Field (May 24, 2016)

Slate, 99.9 percent of All People Who Die From Cancer Have Eaten Pickles (May 2016)

MDRC, The Politics and Practice of Social Experiments (May 2016)

MDRC, Using Evidence as the Driver of Policy Change (May 2016)

Pew, 4 Ways to Help Evidence-Based Programs Succeed (May 11, 2016)

MDRC, Podcast About the Role of Research Evidence in Shaping Social Policy (April 2016)

SSIR, Getting to Evidence-Based Policy: Three Perspectives (April 27, 2016)

America Forward, The Real Promise of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking (April 2016)

Mercury News, Julia Stasch and Rebecca Rimel: Putting Results First in State, Local Government (April 22, 2016)

IBM Business of Government, What Works Index: A Conversation with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed (April 18, 2016

Civil Service World, Open Data Not Enough to Ensure Evidence-based Policy, Says New Research (April 13, 2016)

WT Grant Foundation, What is the Conceptual Use of Research, and Why is it Important? (April 8, 2016)

Alliance for Useful Evidence, Using Evidence: What Works? (April 2016)

Washington Post, This Student Put 50 Million Stolen Research Articles Online. And They’re Free. (March 30, 2016)

Stanford Social Innovation Review, Translating Research into Action (March 16, 2016)

Bridgespan, How to Scale Impact Faster: Replication or Aligned-Action Network? (February 17, 2016)

Nature, Does It Take Too Long to Publish Research? (February 10, 2016)

World Bank, Is My NGO Having a Positive Impact? (February 3, 2016)

Valuing Voices, What Happens After the Project Ends?  Lessons From Post-project Sustained Impact Evaluations (Part 1)

The Economist, Let’s Just Try That Again: Reproducibility Should Be at Science’s Heart. It Isn’t. But That May Soon Change (February 6, 2016)

Behavioral Insight Team, What Works Cities: Stories from the States (February 4, 2016)

Social Solutions, Moving Toward Evidence-based Programs – Preliminary Steps and Required Information (February 1, 2016)

The Atlantic, Academics Want You to Read Their Work for Free (January 26, 2016)

Vox, What Journalists Get Wrong About Social Science, According to 20 Scientists (January 22, 2016)

Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, New York’s Investment in Evidence-Based Policymaking (January 5, 2016)

Vox, The Incredible Tale of Irresponsible Chocolate Milk Research at the University of Maryland (January 16, 2016)

New Republic, How Should A Scientific Meta-Analysis Be? (January 15, 2016)

Patrick McCarthy, AECF, Using Evidence to Do the Most Good, Even When it Reveals an Inconvenient Truth (January 6, 2016)

Rapid Reviews, Why Do We Do Systematic Reviews? (December 21, 2015)

Int. Journal of Epidemiology, Machine Learning to Assist Risk-of-bias Assessments in Systematic Reviews (October 23, 2015)

WT Grant Foundation, The Next Phase in Our Research Focus: Improving the Use of Research Evidence (December 15, 2015)

Robert Granger and Rebecca Maynard, Unlocking the Potential of the “What Works” Approach to Policymaking and Practice: Improving Impact Evaluations (December 2015)

WT Grant Foundation, Meta-analysis (December 10, 2015)

Economist, In Praise of Human Guinea Pigs (December 12, 2015)

International Journal of Epidemiology, Machine Learning to Assist Risk-of-bias Assessments in Systematic Reviews (October 23, 2015)

Alliance for Useful Evidence, How Failure Can Feed Success: Using Evidence on ‘What Does Not Work’ to Improve Services and External Recognition (October 6, 2015)

W.T. Grant Foundation, Trust, Communication, and Context: Conditions that Help Intermediaries Bridge Research and Policy (September 29, 2015)

W.T. Grant Foundation, Four Qualities That Shape Contexts for the Use of Research Evidence in Local Education Policy (September 22, 2015)

IBM Center for the Business of Government, Innovation Entrepreneurs Unite! (July 20, 2015): A summary of the first Innovation Exchange meeting at the U.S. Department of Education.

Corporation for National and Community Service, Evidence Exchange Launched

Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, New Results First Clearinghouse Database (June 23, 2015)

Robert Shea, Federal Times, Pew-MacArthur’s Results First Offers Tools for Government Performers (May 18, 2015)

PerformWell, Becoming Evidence-Based: a Step by Step Approach (May 12, 2015)

Jason Furman, New York Times, Smart Social Programs (May 11, 2015)

OMB, Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Guidance (Includes directions on new evidence template for budget submissions) (May 1, 2015)

Inside Philanthropy, A Look at the Arnold Foundation’s Big Bet on Social Innovation Financing (April 25, 2015)

London School of Economics Impact Blog, Are 90% of Academic Papers Really Never Cited? (April 24, 2015)

Alliance for Useful Evidence, Using Research Evidence to Prevent Harm to Children (March 2015)

The White House, Philanthropic Leaders Launch New Data and Evidence Initiatives to Advance What Works (April 25, 2015)

SIRC, Arnold Foundation Launches Evidence-Based Policy and Innovation Division in Washington, DC

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), Bridging the Gap Between Research, Policy and Practice (April 11, 2015)

Robert Slavin, The Role of Research in Limited Government (March 12, 2015)

IBM Center for the Business of Government, The FY 2016 Budget: Details Worth a Look (March 4, 2015)

Ron Haskins, Social Programs That Work, The New York Times (December 31, 2014)