What will Brexit mean for Wales?

On 23 June, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The process for leaving and the implications for Wales are uncertain, but broadly speaking there are three forms that Brexit could take: Soft Brexit: Retain membership of the single market through the European Economic Area (EEA). The closest type…

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The Potential for Welsh Nudges

The nudge agenda has come of age. Back in 2010 most people in public life did not know much about behavioural policies to improve public policy outcomes, even if they had heard about nudge from Thaler and Sunstein’s book of the same name.  Thanks to the work of the Behavoural…

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PPIW Second Anniversary Event – In Pictures

On Monday 21st March, 2016, PPIW was delighted to welcome colleagues to celebrate our Second Anniversary, at the Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University. This event marked PPIW’s achievements over the last year, and examined the current evidence ecosystem in Wales, and the potential needs of the next Welsh Government. Joining us…

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How can we Increase Diversity in Local Government?

Throughout this week, the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW) has run a series of blogs which focused on issues surrounding diversity in local government.  The PPIW was asked by Welsh Ministers to provide expert advice on increasing diversity among councillors in Wales.  Part of this work involved recognised expert…

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