USC Price School of Public Policy

Goldman, Lakdawalla emphasize need to use academics’ knowledge in policy creation

December 21, 2016

The Conversation published an op-ed by Darius Lakdawalla and Dana Goldman of the USC Schaeffer Center about the possible benefits of consulting with academics to craft and reform public policy. “At a time of deep political division, an academic approach to policymaking has never been more important,” Lakdawalla and Goldman wrote. “We need to question each others’ positions based on the strength of the evidence.”