- Belfer Center Newsletter

Faculty Interview: Working 'Smart' in Saudi Arabia: Asim Khwaja on Transformation in the Kingdom and the Future of Policymaking

| August 24, 2016

An interview with MEI Faculty Affiliate Asim Khwaja - Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance and Development at Harvard Kennedy School - on his work as Co-Director of Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School's Center for International Development with the Saudi Ministry of Labor on labor market policy in KSA, as well as EPoD's Smart Policy Design and Implementation methodology and the implications for the future of informed, iterative policymaking. Also featuring Alexander Hall, EPoD's Research and Training Manager. Conducted by Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong, EPoD's former Communications Manager.

Listen to the full interview below:

This interview appeared in abbreviated form in MEI's 2016 Mosaic newsletter. To view the full newsletter, click here.

Learn more about the EPoD’s Labor Market Research in Saudi Arabia at epod.cid.harvard.edu/saudi-labor-market

Are you a researcher or policymaker who wants to use EPoD’s model or just interested in staying up to date? Visit the EPoD website at epod.cid.harvard.edu or email epod@hks.harvard.edu

For more information on this publication: Please contact Middle East Initiative
For Academic Citation: Faculty Interview: Working 'Smart' in Saudi Arabia: Asim Khwaja on Transformation in the Kingdom and the Future of Policymaking.” Belfer Center Newsletter (August 24, 2016).

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