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What sort of evidence is used by the UK government in policy making?
P. Davies / Policy Hub, UK Cabinet Office 2004
This lecture looks at whether evidence-based policy and evidence-based government is possible, and whether it is more than a rhetorical device. It attempts to define evidence-based policy and considers factors other than evidence that...
Improving the impact of health systems research
A. Mills; S. Bennett; G. Bloom; M.A. González-Block; I. Pathmanathan / Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research 2004
Much is known about the barriers or constraints to scaling up health services. However, remarkably little is known about how best to relax these constraints. This book looks at how knowledge of health systems can be significantly incr...
Survey of the research department's findings at IADB over the period 1994-2004.
E. Lora; C. Pagés; U. Panizza; E. Stein 2004
This paper surveys the economic development of Latin America across a ten year period from 1994 to 2004. Throughout the region, economic volatility, low growth, employment, poverty, and inequality have been priority development concer...
Avoiding irrelevant information: strengthening information and knowledge networks for the poor
Megan Lloyd-Laney; Andrew Scott; Heather Mackay; Rona Wilkinson / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Information services on appropriate technology (AT) provided to the poor do not benefit them as much as they could. Although a wide range of organisations provide such resources to the poor, inappropriate services and lack of co-ordin...
Decentralised, pluralistic and democratic communications models to meet modern development challenges
Rockefeller Foundation 1999
This position paper from the Rockefeller Foundation sets out a vision of communications for social change, based on the findings of two conferences. It argues for a new approach to communications in development that builds on and move...
Electronically published documents need to be more accessible, web forum concludes
H. Doyle; A. Gass / gpgNet: The global network on global public goods 2004
This paper summarises the preceedings of the gpgNet Web Forum that ran from September 20, 2004, through October 4, 2004, and included over 670 registered participants, who contributed approximately 140 electronic postings to the discu...
External knowledge sharing needs better attention in donor agencies
K. King; S. McGrath / Operations Evaluations Division, World Bank 2003
This paper evaluates knowledge sharing activities, currently underway in development cooperation agencies. It assesses knowledge sharing experiences in four agencies, namely the British Department for International Development (DFID),...
Benchmarks for the establishment of online communities
J. Smith / Benton Foundation 2003
This set of benchmarks is designed to help organisations effectively implement online communities—whether a community of grantees or a community of volunteers or some other collection of constituents. While the author recognises ...
Technical innovation in the study of poverty dynamics
M. Adato; F. Lund; P. Mhlongo / Conference: Q-Squared in Practice: Experiences of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Poverty Appraisal, May 2004 2004
This technical paper examines the methodology used in the qualitative component of a longitudinal study of poverty dynamics in rural and urban areas of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa. The authors combined socio-economic panel ...
Qualitative methods often more effective for social research
H. Fuenfgeld; S.T. Hettige; M. Mayer; S. Senaratna-Sellamuttu / Poverty and Economic Policy Network 2004
This paper critically examines qualitative research methodologies used for community based poverty monitoring (CBPM), as employed in two case studies in rural Sri Lanka: Hambantota district, located on the south coast, and Batticaloa ...
Items 11 to 20 of 69

Items 11 to 20 of 69

What sort of evidence is used by the UK government in policy making?
P. Davies / Policy Hub, UK Cabinet Office 2004
This lecture looks at whether evidence-based policy and evidence-based government is possible, and whether it is more than a rhetorical device. It attempts to define evidence-based policy and considers factors other than evidence that...
Improving the impact of health systems research
A. Mills; S. Bennett; G. Bloom; M.A. González-Block; I. Pathmanathan / Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research 2004
Much is known about the barriers or constraints to scaling up health services. However, remarkably little is known about how best to relax these constraints. This book looks at how knowledge of health systems can be significantly incr...
Survey of the research department's findings at IADB over the period 1994-2004.
E. Lora; C. Pagés; U. Panizza; E. Stein 2004
This paper surveys the economic development of Latin America across a ten year period from 1994 to 2004. Throughout the region, economic volatility, low growth, employment, poverty, and inequality have been priority development concer...
Avoiding irrelevant information: strengthening information and knowledge networks for the poor
Megan Lloyd-Laney; Andrew Scott; Heather Mackay; Rona Wilkinson / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Information services on appropriate technology (AT) provided to the poor do not benefit them as much as they could. Although a wide range of organisations provide such resources to the poor, inappropriate services and lack of co-ordin...
Decentralised, pluralistic and democratic communications models to meet modern development challenges
Rockefeller Foundation 1999
This position paper from the Rockefeller Foundation sets out a vision of communications for social change, based on the findings of two conferences. It argues for a new approach to communications in development that builds on and move...
Electronically published documents need to be more accessible, web forum concludes
H. Doyle; A. Gass / gpgNet: The global network on global public goods 2004
This paper summarises the preceedings of the gpgNet Web Forum that ran from September 20, 2004, through October 4, 2004, and included over 670 registered participants, who contributed approximately 140 electronic postings to the discu...
External knowledge sharing needs better attention in donor agencies
K. King; S. McGrath / Operations Evaluations Division, World Bank 2003
This paper evaluates knowledge sharing activities, currently underway in development cooperation agencies. It assesses knowledge sharing experiences in four agencies, namely the British Department for International Development (DFID),...
Benchmarks for the establishment of online communities
J. Smith / Benton Foundation 2003
This set of benchmarks is designed to help organisations effectively implement online communities—whether a community of grantees or a community of volunteers or some other collection of constituents. While the author recognises ...
Technical innovation in the study of poverty dynamics
M. Adato; F. Lund; P. Mhlongo / Conference: Q-Squared in Practice: Experiences of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Poverty Appraisal, May 2004 2004
This technical paper examines the methodology used in the qualitative component of a longitudinal study of poverty dynamics in rural and urban areas of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa. The authors combined socio-economic panel ...
Qualitative methods often more effective for social research
H. Fuenfgeld; S.T. Hettige; M. Mayer; S. Senaratna-Sellamuttu / Poverty and Economic Policy Network 2004
This paper critically examines qualitative research methodologies used for community based poverty monitoring (CBPM), as employed in two case studies in rural Sri Lanka: Hambantota district, located on the south coast, and Batticaloa ...
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