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Politics 1 – Evidence 0. The Italian political crisis in spite of all the (mainly negative) evidence

Here is what the evidence says about Italy. The Annual Report 2013 published by the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (Italian National Institute of Statistics) presents the evidence from 2012: Italy has the highest level in Europe of young people who are neither in education nor… Read More

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The limits of evidence, blog just published by The Broker

The Broker online just published a blog I have written to reflect, from the point of view of the influence that evidence can have on policy decisions, on the the debate in the British parliament about the involvement of British troops in airstrikes against Syria. Here is the… Read More

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Just published – Political economy in practice: thoughts on managing and conducting a political economy study on disaster-risk management in Indonesia

In this opinion piece published by Research to Action I describe the process of conducting a political economy study commissioned by the Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction (AIFDR) and conducted in October – November 2012. My aim is to describe how the research process unfolded and why. The audience… Read More