Front Row Seat at the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking

Jan 10, 2017

Mathematica Senior Fellow Matthew Stagner testified at the January 5 hearing of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking in Chicago, discussing the importance of using evidence to improve programs and inform policy decisions. In the video below, Stagner reflects on questions and themes that emerged at the hearing and offers his views on the Commission’s efforts to increase the use of data and evidence in federal policymaking and program improvement.

 

 

Read Stagner’s prepared remarks for the hearing, as well as Mathematica President Paul Decker’s recent public letter to the commission.

Share your reactions to the hearing or your thoughts about evidence-based policymaking using the hashtag #All4Evidence.

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