Making a difference: How Applied Political Economy Analysis contributes to impact through better informed decisions


When: 24/05/2023, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT, 15:00 to 16:30 BST

How does Applied Political Economy Analysis (APEA) help us to inform choices about our programmes, and what difference does that make to the kind of impact we hope to achieve? Through the Human Rights Support Mechanism (HRSM) Leader with Associates Award, Pact commissioned a Learning Review from The Policy Practice to explore these questions, looking at three different projects in Tanzania, Colombia and Somalia.



  • Alina Rocha Menocal, Principal, The Policy Practice, and Director, Thinking and Working Politically Community of Practice, University of Birmingham
  • Laure-Hélène Piron, Director, The Policy Practice
  • Laura Pavlovic (Discussant), Deputy Director, Democracy, Rights and Governance Center in USAID/Washington
  • Adam Lingson (Discussant), Project Management Specialist, USAID/Tanzania

Listen to the recording here.

The full report can be read here.