policy evaluation

Exploring the importance of behavioural endogeneity for policy projections

Behavioural endogeneity is appealing functionality for any analytical tool designed to explore the implications of public policy alternatives. This study improves the evidence base for choosing between alternative approaches for projecting decision making by exploring two key research questions: (i) how important are the impact effects of policy change, relative to associated incentive effects; and (ii) to what extent can the over-all infuence of behavioural responses to policy change be approximated by labour supply responses alone?

Policy Evaluation in a Time of Austerity

Introduction to the special issue on policy evaluation. Considers what role policy evaluation should play in government policy formation in a period of austerity.