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Use of Scientific Evidence in Designing Social Protection Policies in Albania


This study focuses on the features of evidence-based policymaking relationship in Albania. It examines the extent to which social protection policies are informed on evidence and the perspectives of the civil society representatives about evidence-policymaking relationship. The authors based their analysis on the content of official documents, such as the Social Service Strategy (2005-2010) and the Sectoral Strategy for Social Protection (2008-2013) as well as on individual interviews with senior officials and a focus group discussion with civil society representatives.

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