Super Session: Systematic Reviews: The Next Step in Evidence-Based Policy Analysis? (Politics, Media, and the Policy Process)

Thursday, November 8, 2018: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Lincoln 4 - Exhibit Level (Marriott Wardman Park)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderators: Douglas Besharov, University of Maryland, College Park
Speakers: Jon Baron, Laura and John Arnold Foundation; Jacob Klerman, Abt Associates; Julia Littel, Campbell Collaboration and Bryn Mawr College; and Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania.

As evidence-based approaches gain broader application, many ask whether there is a need for more scientifically nuanced approaches to policy making and funding decisions, and whether a re-tooled and streamlined version of systematic research reviews might provide a useful framework. Examining this question will be a panel with broad experience conducting and using systematic reviews in evidence-based environments.