Presentation on theme: "107/01/2014 How to provide policy relevant results? - Experience of Eurofound within the CLIP project - Dr. Hubert Krieger Eurofound (Dublin)"— Presentation transcript:
107/01/2014 How to provide policy relevant results? - Experience of Eurofound within the CLIP project - Dr. Hubert Krieger Eurofound (Dublin)
07/01/20142 What is Eurofound and CLIP? Eurofound as an European Union Agency More than 100 staff More than 21 million Euro budget per year Advising EU on long term policies in social and labour market field CLIP (Cities for Local Integration Policies for migrants) Network of more than 30 European cities in all regions and size Two meetings of all cities per year, plus conferences since 2006 Strategic partners Cities and other European organisations (Council of Europe) Research support by six leading European research centres Eurofound overall funding over 4 years: 1,6 million Euro
07/01/20143 CLIP network and its activities Effective peer review process between cities Describing, comparing and evaluating local policies, action research Relevant issues Housing, diversity Intercultural relations, ethnic entrepreneurship Product range Tailored to different audiences Information cascade in different language and formats Case studies (1000 pages per module) (EN) (web only) Overview report (80 pages) (EN) (web and print) Policy recommendations (8 pages) (5 languages) (web and print) Info sheet (2 pages) (all EU languages) (web and print)
07/01/20144 Good products for dissemination and policy discourse Relevance Need of researchers, who are aware of policy debate, understand policy concerns and the importance political timing Involvement of all key stakeholders from selection of topic, research process and discussion of results Quick to the market CLIP: From decision to delivery of publication: 15 months. Professional editing and design of products Staff, resources, integrated teams, avoid jargon Test and use of products in dialogue with stakeholders CLIP has 3 to 4 mayor events per year CLIP has around 40 presentations to international audiences
07/01/20145 Comment on Polis: housing outputs General remark on the research field Complex, lack of comparative data (but: Eurofound) Highly sensitive EU policy issue Polis activities Analysis of social dynamics in housing and neighbourhoods and its impact on social cohesion and individual well-being What can the results tell the policy maker and what do the results tell the policy maker in a complex and multi-level governance system? Several results are very policy relevant Research review: Little explicit policy references, strong research orientation Research agenda: Some policy orientation But: needs to be more systematic and more explicit
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