This paper reports the results of the third IfG-Monocle Soft Power Index, the data for which was collected at the end of 2012. The resulting rankings of the third index were published in December 2012 in Monocle Magazine, but this paper represents the corresponding Institute publication, which discusses the methodological issues of the index in greater depth.
This discussion paper marks the launch of the Connecting Policy with Practice programme.
The Making the Games report tells the story of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It examines the factors behind the success of London 2012 and reflects on what government can learn from it – both in terms of delivering major projects and broader insights into government effectiveness.
This report summarises the outputs from a series of seminars held at the Institute in 2012, organised in collaboration with the Alliance for Useful Evidence and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
This paper is intended to draw out some of the lessons from previous Institute research that policy makers in opposition might want to consider.
In July the Institute for Government held a private roundtable to look at the implications of enshrining policy targets in law. This briefing paper records the main points of that discussion.