Policy evaluation in Europe
Van Voorst, Stijn
Dunlop, Claire A.
Van Thiel, S
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While the idea of using evidence to inform policy is not particularly novel, the attention for it in Europe has peaked in recent decades. Whereas evidence-based policy discourse initially dominated a limited number of policy areas such as health, education and social policy, it has now reached a status of almost common sense in the entire public sector
Chapter for Ongaro, E. And Van Thiel, S. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Public Administration and Public Management, 2017