The Policy Pod is a series of thought-provoking informal conversations about policy design, advocacy, and critical analysis that explore key policy issues affecting New Zealand, the Asia Pacific, and the global community.
We talk to expert policy researchers and practitioners from a wide range of fields about the ways in which their work can contribute to evidence-informed policy-making.
Alasdair Jones is an Assistant Professor in Qualitative Research Methodology at the London School of Economics, and an Associate at LSE Cities. In this episode of the Policy Pod he talks about ways of conceptualising the integration of qualitative methodologies and...Read More
‘Holding Government to Account on Gender Equality: The experience of the UK Women’s Budget Group’ Since 1989, the UK Women’s Budget Group (WBG), a group of academics, activists and trade unionists, has tried to hold successive UK governments to account for the...Read More
The overlapping economic challenges and geo-political changes and tensions make the global economic scene riskier and more unpredictable than at any time since the late 1960s. Many of the key economic relationships that economists tended to take for granted seem to...Read More
Refugee quota campaigner Murdoch Stephens talks to Luke Goode about the Doing Our Bit campaign and its impact on policy. Murdoch Stephens (Massey University) has written on refugee issues for Fair Borders? (edited by David Hall, Bridget Williams Books) and...Read More
* UPDATE: The incoming government have committed to double the refugee quota to 1500 a year by 2020 ('Red Cross urges action on commitment to double refugee quota' - Scoop, 25 October 2017)) Murdoch Stephens started the ‘Doing Our Bit' campaign to double New...Read More