Research for the Evaluation of Public Policies

(FBK-IRVAPP) deals with the training of researchers, officials and public administrators on impact evaluation issues and on how to use empirical evidence to enhance the design of public policies.

Vision

FBK-IRVAPP is a research centre primarily aimed at carrying out public policies analysis using counterfactual impact evaluation tools. In particular, FBK-IRVAPP conducts evaluation research in Active and passive labour policies; Education policies; Family policies; Health policies; Welfare policies; Industrial policies; Development policies.

Mission

FBK-IRVAPP generally conducts ex-post evaluations. Recently, though, the Institute has been engaged as well in ex-ante evaluation through micro simulations and experimental economics. Research outcomes are collected in Progress Reports, Working Papers and in articles published in scientific journals. Along with its research activity, IRVAPP deals with the training of researchers, officials and public administrators on impact evaluation issues and on how to use empirical evidence to enhance the design of public policies.

Director

Andrea Simoni
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