Extract: Modes of experimental policy engagement

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30 minutes
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TIPC Region

This table is an extract from a 2019 TIPC research report, which examines the practices, rationales and approaches associated with policy experimentation for transformative change. The extracts summarises five modes of experimentation identified by TIPC: policy design; instruments and processes; experimental spaces; supporting, connecting and evaluating societal experiments; and experimental governance culture. It can help us to consider the capacity for experimentation within an organisation or work programme.


Schot, J; Kivimaa, P; Torrens, J (2019) ‘Transforming experimentation: Experimental policy engagements and transformative outcomes’, p. 11. Available at www.tipconsortium.net/resource/transforming-experimentation-experimental-policy-engagements-and-their-transformative-outcomes

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