Evidence-Based Policy

A Primer on Improving Proactive Policing

When he was inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences on May 8, Carnegie Mellon criminologist Daniel Nagin delivered a concise and pointed precis of modern research into proactive policing as part of his remarks.

8 years ago
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EIS: Matching UK Politicians with UK Researchers

Last month a team of UK academics launched an initiative called the Evidence Information Service, which seeks to enable rapid dialogue between researchers and policy makers. Here, the system’s founders describe the response so far and the challenges that lie ahead.

8 years ago
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Wanna Turn Heads in Washington? Here’s How

A survey of White House advisers from three administrations reveals that what they want from researchers is less options than opinions, and less journal citations than citations by journalists.

8 years ago