Evidence Use in Congress: Challenges for Evidence-Based Policymaking; Volume 1

by Nick Hart; Sandy Davis; Tim Shaw

Mar 1, 2018

Evidence-based policymaking holds the potential to restore some of the lost public trust in America's government institutions, including Congress. When evidence is used to make incremental changes to policies and programs, it can improve performance. The approach to collecting and using information about government policies and programs has been increasingly demanded in some parts of Congress, though its implementation today is not evenly applied throughout the institution.

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