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Applying Evidence: What Works? A Rapid Literature Review

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Authors
Matthew Baker
Description

This review provides a summary of existing literature on using evidence to inform ways the US Global Development Lab (the Lab) and Agency as a whole could improve its evidence-based decision-making practices. This information will contribute to the Lab’s Office of Evaluation and Impact Assessment (EIA) by: 1) refining the Lab’s hypothesis that using evidence to drive decision-making leads to better programs, operations, and strategies; and 2) informing ways the Lab designs and implements its Evaluation, Research, and Learning (ERL) Plan