Advocates for evidence-based policymaking and outlines steps to be used at all levels and branches of government.

“This report discusses how and why evidence-based policymaking is a growing national trend and reviews the [Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative] framework in detail to provide tips and strategies that policymakers can use to instill evidence in decision-making at all levels of government” (p.2). “Based on an extensive review of research and in-depth interviews with government officials, practitioners, and academic experts, the framework identifies steps that both the executive and legislative branches can take to drive the development, funding, implementation, and monitoring of policies and programs” (p.1).

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