Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy
Results for America and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and Walsh School of Foreign Service hosted two thought-provoking panels that examined how data, evidence, and evaluation can help government leaders invest in what works.
Panel I: Using Data and Evidence in U.S. Domestic Policy 1:00 pm EDT – 2:00 pm EDT
Explored how leaders can and should use data, evidence, and evaluation to help improve lives and make our federal government more effective and efficient.
- Ed Montgomery, Georgetown McCourt Public Policy School Dean (moderator)
- Jane Hannaway, Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy
- David Medina, COO and Co-Founder for Results for America
- Peter Orszag, Moneyball founding All-Star and former Director, Office of Management and Budget, President Barack Obama
Panel II: Leveraging Data and Evidence to Improve U.S. Foreign Assistance 2:15 pm EDT – 3:15 pm EDT
Focused on a new chapter by Michael Gerson and Rajiv Shah entitled “Foreign Assistance and the Revolution of Rigor” from the national best-selling book, Moneyball for Government.
- Joel Hellman, Georgetown Foreign Service School Dean (moderator)
- Mike Gerson, Senior Fellow with Results for America and former Assistant to the President for Policy and Strategic Planning for President George W. Bush
- Sally Paxton, U.S. Director of Publish What You Fund, a UK based foreign-aid transparency organization
- Raj Shah, Senior Fellow with Results for America and former Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International AID, and a distinguished fellow at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.