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The importance of evidence for successful economic reform

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  • Joann Wilkie

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

  • Angelia Grant

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

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    Evidence is a vital input to the policymaking process. In addition to ensuring the formulation of good policy, evidence plays a significant role in successful implementation by gathering community support for policy change. Evidence demonstrates to the community the costs and benefits that can be expected from policy reform. Sound evidence of the net benefits of reform is crucial in the successful implementation of any reform program.

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    Article provided by Treasury, Australian Government in its journal Economic Roundup.

    Volume (Year): (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 45-55

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    Handle: RePEc:tsy:journl:journl_tsy_er_2009_1_4

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