THE MAIN PROBLEMS OF THE IMPACT OF IDEOLOGY ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Keywords: good governance, policy research, ideology, evidence-based policy, bias, research methodology

Abstract

The article examines the main problems that arise during the implementation of evidence-based policy. The author determines the understanding of the feasibility of evidence- based policy for high-quality policy implementation. The limitations facing the authors of the research are determined. Areas of policy research where external and ideological influence on the results obtained are highest have been identified. The author analyzes the biases of the worldview that are faced by policy researchers, and external influence that is exerted on them.The author concludes that researchers who hold different ideological views show a difference in perceptions of the world and politics. The risks faced by management bodies in the case of implementation of imperfect recommendations based on erroneous policy research are highlighted. The author notes that such risks arise from the overestimation of the ability to predict the future in political reality as scholars are exposed to the deceptive influence of research accuracy. Recommendations for improving the quality of research that become the basis for policy implementation are highlighted in the article. Arguments in favor of a more critical approach to the use of social data and the review of research results by scholars with different ideological views have been provided.

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2020-10-05
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Sukharyna, A. (2020). THE MAIN PROBLEMS OF THE IMPACT OF IDEOLOGY ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 38(1-2), 285-290. https://doi.org/10.23856/3878