Evidence to practice: Understanding the audience, context, and indirect effects


Published 03.06.18
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Pixabay / ranjithsiji

Elliott Harris, Assistant Secretary General at the UNEP, shares two examples of designing policy.*

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Through two first-hand experiences, one at the IMF and the other in Uruguay, Elliott Harris, discusses the importance of analysing data to understand who policy is going to affect and how, as well as that of local context.
*Editor’s Note: This is part of our series on how practitioners use economic evidence.