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.
New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice - Substantive Equality Month 2018 More information on The New Zealand Centre for Human Rights, Law, Policy and Practice. 'Equality for some: the challenge of poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand' was the topic...Read More
By Professor Myles Allen - New Zealand has a chance to show much larger emitters how climate change policy can be ambitious, fair and above all transparent, writes the University of Oxford's Myles Allen Last week showed me New Zealand at its best. I spent it, at...Read More
Professor Myles Allen is a professor of GeoScience at the University of Oxford, Group leader of the Climate Dynamics Group (Oxford), Group Leader of the Climate Research Programme (Oxford), and is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In this...Read More
* Recorded with the University of Auckland Public Policy Institute, 11 October 2018 Since 2016, my most common academic presentation to interdisciplinary scientist/researcher audiences is a variant of the question, ‘why don’t policymakers listen to your evidence?’...Read More
By DAVID LEPOFSKY Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Toronto Visiting Professor of Legal Ethics and Public Interest Advocacy, Osgoode Hall Law School Canadian experience with accessibility legislation - what has Ontario done right or wrong on accessibility?...Read More
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
Dr Margreet Frieling from the Office of the Chief Economic Advisor, talking about the Community for Policy Research and the Living Standards Framework. [video width="1280" height="960"...Read More
What factors lead governments to terminate policy? Although interest in policy termination has grown in recent years, it remains understudied relative to other parts of the policy cycle. This lack of attention is due in part to the relative infrequency of policy...Read More
The selection of party leaders in Canada, and internationally, has garnered an incredible amount of scholarly attention (Cross and Blais, 2012; O’Brien, 2015; Pilet and Cross, 2014). Much less attention has been paid to the ways in which party leaders leave their...Read More