Economics in policy-making

A basic introduction to using economics in policymaking

There are some serious problems with the economic approaches used in decision making, both in theory and practice. 

This isn’t improved by inaccessible language and the methodology tucked away in technical appendices. For this reason it is often difficult for non-economists and the public to engage in debates and to identify misguided economic arguments.

It’s time to challenge the analysis.

We hope this series of briefings will equip you with the ability to identify weak rationale and challenge bad decision making.

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