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Diana Moreira's research on evidence-based policy-making has been featured by J-PAL

Professor Moreira's research on evidence-based policymaking has been featured by J-PAL Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

"Recent decades have seen an explosion of program evaluation research. (...). Such research has generated wide-ranging knowledge on what types of policies work–and do not work–for achieving outcomes including education, health, and income. Yet, little is known about whether policymakers value findings from program evaluations and whether those findings can influence their beliefs and, ultimately, the policies they implement. In short, can information from research influence policy choice?"

The JPAL policy note summarizes the approach to tackle this question and main findings of the study.

 

For full JPAL-article: https://www.povertyactionlab.org/evaluation/informing-policy-research-brazil

For full academic paper: https://www.nber.org/papers/w25941