London School of Economics

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Evidence-based policy – Problem 2: Should academics be expected to change policy? Six reasons why it is unrealistic for research to drive policy change

This is the second piece in our theme this week on how academic researchers can influence policy. The first piece, by Nick Hillman, director of the Higher Education Policy Institute, is available here. This piece, by James Lloyd, Director of the Strategic Society Centre, originally appeared on the LSE Impact Blog and is reposted under … Continue reading

Report from our seminar on benefit sanctions and inequalities

‘A benefit sanction – ie withdrawal of benefit or a reduction in the amount of benefit paid for a certain period – may be imposed if a claimant is deemed not to have complied with a condition for receiving the benefit in question. Benefit sanctions are not a new feature of the social security system, … Continue reading

New research: using complaints data to improve service delivery in health care

Researchers at the London School of Economics School of Social Psychology have developed a tool to support healthcare organisations to analyse and aggregate data from patient complaints in order to improve service monitoring and organisational learning. This report, The Healthcare Complaints Analysis Tool: development and reliability testing of a method for service monitoring and organisational … Continue reading

Research seminar reminder

Be sure to RSVP for this research seminar, hosted by the London School of Economics, launching a new report: The Value and Effects of Judicial Review By Varda Bondy, Lucinda Platt, and Maurice Sunkin  The report can be found here. 3 February 2016 5.30 pm for 6 pm start, followed by reception to end 7.30pm Chaired by The Rt. … Continue reading

Conference and call for papers

Submissions are sought for the 2016 International conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM): Inequalities: Addressing the Growing Challenge for Policymakers Worldwide London School of Economics, 13-14 June 2016 Deadline for submissions: 22 January 2016 Inequalities are a growing challenge within and between countries around the world. What do we know … Continue reading