How does evidence from impact evaluations translate into policy change?
To answer this question, 3ie has commissioned a series of case studies to document examples of how impact evaluations have been used to influence policy.
These case studies identify factors that either help or prevent impact evaluations from influencing policy. It looks at how individuals, institutions, laws and regulations, as well as the approach used to engage with key stakeholders and communicate findings can improve research uptake and policy impact.
From impact evaluations to paradigm shift. A case study of the Buenos Aires Ciudadanía Porteña conditional cash transfer programme
Gabriela Agosto, Horaciz Citarroni, Irma Briasco and Nicolas Garcette
August 2012, Working Paper 17
Gala Díaz Langou and Paula Forteza
August 2012, Working Paper 16