Evidence-Based Policymaking: A Guide for Effective Government : The Pew Charitable Trusts, MacArthur Foundation , November , 2014
The Pew Charitable Trusts, MacArthur Foundation
From the overview: "Governments make budget and policy choices each year that have long-term effects on both their fiscal futures and the outcomes they deliver for constituents. Recognition is growing that policymakers can achieve substantially better results by using rigorous evidence1 to inform these decisions, enabling governments to select, fund, and operate public programs more strategically. Until now, however, no comprehensive road map has provided clear guidance on using this approach."