Policy Research Engagements

Our Research

EPoD works with in-country partners to bring data and economic insights to the design and implementation of public policies and programs around the world. We conduct research with policymakers – frequently at scale – to build a direct road to impact. More »


Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE)

On January 10-11, a training was held with 30 officers at the Gujarat Pollution Control Board called Becoming an Effective Consumer of Descriptive Evidence, one of BCURE's training modules. These were GPCB's first new hires in 20 years: new officers now form roughly 1/3 of their work force. More »


Smart Policy Design 

Our Teaching

EPoD faculty build capacity for Smart Policy Design & Implementation and teach the analytical skills necessary for data-driven and evidence-informed policy through Harvard executive education and advanced-degree programs, and in-country policy dialogues and workshops.  More »


Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

Rema Hanna's research shows the need to test environmental technologies such as clean cookstoves in real-world settings that account for behavior in American Economic Journal. Go to the article »

More Publications

Improving Electoral Integrity with Information and Communications Technology. The Journal of Experimental Political Science, October, 2015.

Education, extremism in Pakistan

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Taliban attacks on schools and colleges threaten Pakistan's future. The Washington Post »

More News

Yes, Delhi, it worked. Indian Express, Jan 19.

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