Building Evidence Culture and Capacity in Federal Agencies

This brief from the Urban Institute explores building evidence capacity within federal agencies, which has been identified as a priority within the 2017 report from the bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking created by Congress. The brief explains how federal agencies can position themselves to establish, strengthen, and sustain evidence-building activities such as program evaluations. Current efforts of existing agencies are given.
Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
April, 2018
Date: 
April 2018
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • TANF Program Administration
  • TANF Policy and Legislation