sceoep-engagement-experience: Arms length writing for policy audiences

How to engage with companies

My research has generated findings that could improve corporate social responsibility but I am worried that it could also enhance the power of companies that take my advice. Are there ways to engage with the private sector that avoids the potential for giving large companies even more power than they already have?

Engaging With Policymakers

The challenges: Identifying and understanding the limits and failures of policy expertise, as well as the role and nature of policy ignorance when engaging with policymakers, while acknowledging that policymakers who work in the field of economics are often under a great deal of pressure to get things right Approaching issues as a political economist …

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Engaging to Reform U.S. Democracy Promotion

Background and Policy Setting Catherine Herrold studies how local civic actors—including nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), grassroots groups, and philanthropic foundations—promote economic development and democratic political reform. Her first book project examined how leaders of Egyptian NGOs and foundations understood the concept of “democracy” and promoted it in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. In …

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Sie Center Ethics of Engagement