“The dirty secret of almost all government is that we don’t know whether we’re doing the right thing.”
Does evidence-based policymaking help government make better decisions, or is it a waste of time and money?
It all sounds great, but until you get away from the narrative of scarcity of resources and money, the “scientifically correct” policy decisions will continue to not be implemented.
Source: Evidence-based policymaking: is there room for science in politics? | Apolitical