Presentation on theme: "Day 2. RAPID Programme www.odi.org.uk/rapid SMEPOL, Cairo, February, 2005 2 Outline of the Workshop Day 1 General Introductions Theory - Research Policy."— Presentation transcript:
RAPID Programme SMEPOL, Cairo, February, Outline of the Workshop Day 1 General Introductions Theory - Research Policy Processes The General Context Day 2 Identification specific problems Policy Process Tools & SME Policy processes in Egypt Other policy entrepreneur tools What you alreay do Working on the problems Day 3 Strategic Planning Programme Planning Personal Action Plans Evaluation
RAPID Programme SMEPOL, Cairo, February, Evidence-Based Policy – key texts Modernizing Government, UK Cabinet Office The Magenta Book: Guidance Notes on Policy Evaluation, Chief Social Researchers Office Getting the Evidence, NAO Government Action Plan, Small Business Service Better Policy-Making, Bullock Evidence-based policy, Nutley Policy-based evidence, Sanderson Speaking Truth to Power, Bardach
RAPID Programme SMEPOL, Cairo, February, Existing theory – a short list Policy narratives, Roe Systems of Innovation Model, (NSI) Room for manoeuvre, Clay & Schaffer Street level bureaucrats, Lipsky Policy as social experiments, Rondene Policy streams and policy windows, Kingdon Disjointed Incrementalism, Lindblom Social Epidemics, Gladwell The RAPID Framework
RAPID Programme SMEPOL, Cairo, February, An Analytical Framework The political context – political and economic structures and processes, culture, institutional pressures, incremental vs radical change etc. The evidence – credibility, the degree it challenges received wisdom, research approaches and methodology, simplicity of the message, how it is packaged etc External Influences Socio-economic and cultural influences, donor policies etc The links between policy and research communities – networks, relationships, power, competing discourses, trust, knowledge etc.
RAPID Programme SMEPOL, Cairo, February,
RAPID Programme SMEPOL, Cairo, February, Overview of factors in Egypt Top down common Ministers key Quality of data variable Capacity weak Coordination poor Stakeholder trust low