evidence-based-policy

Twelve years after 9/11, we still have no idea how to fight terrorism.

What's the evidence behind our counterterrorism strategy? There isn't any.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 11, 2013

We’ve tried securing embassies to fight terrorism. It doesn’t work.

Research suggests that efforts to fortify embassies in the wake of threats sometimes achieve the opposite effect.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 5, 2013

Can we have an evidence-based government?

The federal government is getting more and more invested in evaluating its programs. But will that fix what ails it?

  • Jim Tankersley and Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 16, 2013

How to tackle violence and mental illness in schools

Obama wants to tackle mental health as part of his response to Newtown. Here's the research he should know.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 16, 2013