A learning system for evidence informed social policy - NZIER Insight 64

27 October 2016

By Gail Kelly

Effective social policy and service delivery requires a learning system. Imagine if…New Zealand had an effective learning system to generate and capture evidence to inform spending decisions for social policy. A good learning system will include evidence about ‘doing the right things’ as well as ‘doing things right’.

In this Insight we discuss three promising practices that New Zealand could adopt.