Bridging Research and Policy
The conviction that in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals it is necessary to link political decisions to scientific knowledge is at the heart of the MOST Programme. This affirmation however raises a series of theoretical implications that need to be clarified. In this sense, the documents below introduce the conceptual bases underlying the project of building and consolidating efficient linkages between social science and policy.
- Migration as a development challenge - Analysis of root causes and policy implications [459 KB]
- Research, discourses and democracy: innovating the social science-policy nexus, 2010, by Georgios Papanagnou, MOST Policy Papers, 2010 [PDF, 1.8 MB]
- Annotated Bibliography on Research-policy Links, English Literature, 2009 [PDF, 1.9 MB]
- Evidence-based Policy Research: Critical Review of some International Programmes on Relationships Between Social Science Research and Policy-making, by Carlos R. S. Milani, MOST Policy Papers, 2009 [PDF, 548 KB]
- Social Development: From Research to Policy to Action [PDF, 62 KB]
Concept paper (summary) for the meeting “From Research to Policy to Action”, Nairobi, Kenya, 22-24 January 2007.
- Bibliography on the Link(age)s Between Research and Policy, July 2007 [PDF, 585 KB]
- Buenos Aires Declaration calling for a new approach to the social science – policy nexus (2006)
- Social Science and Social Policy: From National Dilemmas to Global Opportunities MOST Policy Papers, 2005. Special Edition. [PDF, 385 KB]