Linked to the What Works network

...managing a programme of research on Tackling Poverty.

Overseen by an independent Board of Governers

...distinguished individuals in their own fields, who bring experience of having worked at the highest levels in government, academia and think tanks from across the UK.

Using evidence to improve the policy-making process.

...through the application of research based knowledge and expert advice.

Our Work

The Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW) was established in order to strengthen links between Government and independent sources of expert analysis; and, in doing so, to help improve the effectiveness of policy and delivery.

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The Public Policy Institute for Wales improves policy making and delivery by commissioning and applying independent expert analysis and advice.