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ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science: Evidence-Based Policy: The Movement, the Goals, the Issues, the Promise

by Ron Haskins SAGE Publications, Inc
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The research in this volume provides a unique overview of the field of evidence-based policy, and demonstrates the benefits of this approach to policy-makers and the public alike.

Evidence-Based Policy: The Movement, the Goals, the Issues, the Promise - Ron Haskins
A Brief History of Evidence-Based Policy - Jon Baron
The Role of Evaluation in Building Evidence-Based - Larry L. Orr
Major Elements of the Evidence-Based Movement
Evidence-Informed Policy from an International Perspective - Thomas Chupein and Rachel Glennerster
Use of Administrative Records in Evidence-Based Policymaking - Robert M. Groves
The Role of Behavioral Economics in Evidence-Based Policymaking - William J. Congdon and Maya Shankar
Managing Toward Evidence: State-Level Evidence-Based Policymaking and the Results First Initiative - Patrick Lester
Pay for Success is Quietly Undergoing a Radical Simplification - George Overholser
The Contributions of Institutions
The Office of Management and Budget: The Quarterback of Evidence-Based Policy in the Federal Government - Kathy Stack
The Institute of Education Sciences: A Model for Federal Research Offices - Grover J. “Russa Whitehurst
The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies - Rebecca A. Maynard
The Roles Foundations are Playing in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement - Robert C. Granger
The Role of Nonprofits Programs in Designing and Implementing Evidence-Based Programs - James X. Sullivan
Significance of the Evidence-Based Policy Movement
Can Evidence-Based Policy Ameliorate the Nation's Social Problems? - Virgina Knox, Carolyn J. Hill, and Gordon Berlin
Evidence-Based Policy in the Real World: A Cautionary View - Adam Gamoran
A Policy-Maker's View
Generating and Using Evidence Will Help to Reduce Social Problems - Senator Todd Young
Following the Evidence to Reduce Unplanned Pregnancy and Improve the Lives of Children and Families - Senator Thomas R. Carper, Andrea Kane, and Isabel Sawhill