Ideas tagged with public policy

Awards specifically to free educational software that has proven to be effective in randomized field experiments involving a large number of schools.

Ben Goldacre described randomized field experiments as following: ""Randomised trials are our best way to find out if something works: by randomly assigning participants to one intervention or another, and measuring the outcome we're interested in, we exclude all alternative explanations for any...

By Leo Sammallahti

The impact of country-specific social capital on implementing multilateral environmental protection treaties

It is no secret that the 21st century will pose dramatic challenges to ecosystem stability and biodiversity as a result of human interventions over the last 200 years. What is also very clear is that human societies will be significantly impacted by these detrimental trends. Climate impacts coup...

By Martin Sirakov