Uniting Research and Practice for Smart Policy
Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) improves lives by designing, testing and enabling better policy in developing countries.
Fuel subsidies are politically impossible to abandon—but with oil prices at historic lows, this problem has disappeared.
Prolonged closures without innovative alternatives will hurt the vulnerable, exacerbating existing inequalities.
Expanding social protection to reach vulnerable people quickly must be a pillar of every country’s COVID-19 strategy.
Read more about the economic impacts of COVID-19 and the resulting effects for developing countries.
EPoD remains committed to promoting evidence-based policies & teaching practices around the world.
Listen to EPoD faculty describe how our capacity building work helps promote evidence-based policymaking worldwide.