A framework for implementing evidence in policymaking: Perspectives and phases of evidence evaluation in the science-policy interaction

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Type: Journal Article
Year of publication: 2021
Date published: 02/2021
Authors: Hiroyuki Kano, Takehiko Hayashi
Journal title: Environmental Science & Policy
Volume: 116
Pages: 86 - 95
ISSN: 14629011

• The implementation of evidence in policymaking requires a guideline referenced by scientists and political makers.

• Five perspectives cover the points that should be considered in the process of producing and using evidence.

• Institutionalization via the science-policy interaction prescribes a way of evaluating the process of producing and using evidence.

• Reference framework promotes evidence-based policymaking and its implementation.

• Case study on mercury pollution proves how the framework provides specific guidance that can promote evidence-based policy and practice.

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