Each month, Evidence for Democracy hosts a Canadian researcher for #CDNSCICHAT, a one hour Twitter chat about their research. Join us on March 28th for a conversation with Dr. Alexa Alexander-Trusiak. You can find her full bio below.
When decision-makers need to make a call about policy, where do they get their information from? Who helps to inform their decisions? How do they weigh information coming from different sources such as their party, local constituents, and external players like lobbyists, and think tanks? What kind of data are they able to take into account, and how?