Super Session: Systematic Reviews: The Next Step in Evidence-Based Policy Analysis?
(Politics, Media, and the Policy Process)

Thursday, November 8, 2018: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Lincoln 4 - Exhibit Level (Marriott Wardman Park)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderators:  Douglas Besharov, University of Maryland, College Park
Speakers:  Howard White, Campbell Collaboration, Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania, T'Pring Westbrook, Annie E. Casey Foundation and Jon Baron, Laura and John Arnold Foundation

As evidence-based approaches gain broader application, many ask whether there is a need for more scientifically nuanced approaches to policy making and funding decisions, and whether a re-tooled and streamlined version of systematic research reviews might provide a useful framework. Examining this question will be a panel with broad experience conducting and using systematic reviews in evidence-based environments.