We address today’s most important questions in the fields of governance and politics.
Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) is a global research, evaluation, and learning network that promotes rigorous knowledge accumulation, innovation, and evidence-based policy in various governance and accountability domains.
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Improving the quality of empirical research in the social sciences,
EGAP’s work is centered around four thematic areas:
Our approach to research
EGAP members conduct research designed to assess the causal impact of governance innovations. Researchers use a variety of methods including randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and natural experiments to justify causal claims. Many members complement these research designs with qualitative, descriptive, and other observational methods.