Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard's Center for International Development is a program that brings together a team of researchers who share a commitment to using analytical tools to answer pressing policy questions and create real social and economic impact.

By explicitly considering the objectives and constraints of policy actors, we aim to gain a fuller understanding of how to effectively achieve desired development outcomes.

We inform public policy by working alongside policymakers to design and test interventions that will maximize the reach of public resources and more effectively deliver services to the poor.

EPoD's cutting-edge research is identifying how policy design can best leverage policymaker and researcher insights to enable sustainable development. [Read more]