Smart Policy Design
Approaching Policy Formulation & Implementation as a Design Challenge
EPoD Smart Policy Design

Identify pressing policy problems
Diagnose underlying causes
Design feasible policy solutions based on theory & evidence
Implement and Test solutions with rigorous evaluation
Refine solutions with continuous monitoring & feedback

 

Policy Research Engagements

Our affiliates are engaged with public and private in-country partners to design and test policies that improve the lives of the poor. more >

Teaching Smart Policy Design

We teach the Smart Policy Design process and impact evaluation to policymakers, practitioners, and Harvard students. more >

EPoD Publications

EPoD faculty have published in academic journals, contributing knowledge to school reform, health policy, gender quotas and the environment. more >

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved in EPoD: as in-country partner, research fellow, visiting scholar, or donor. more >

News

Measuring Ramadan

Measuring Ramadan

July 11, 2014

WE are in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. During this time, as prescribed by one of the five “pillars,” or obligations, that make up the foundation of Muslim life, hundreds of millions of followers are abstaining from eating and drinking (and a host of other activities, like smoking and sex) between dawn and sunset.

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