Policy interventions can have widely varying results when implemented in different places. It is challenging to know whether the lack of effectiveness is due to an ineffective policy or an effective policy injected into the wrong environment. Similarly, when a country experiences an effective policy intervention, it may be difficult to know which other countries are the best candidates to replicate that success. This tool provides a data-driven way to discover country-country peer groups – a new way to address these challenges.
This presentation was given during the Healthy Birth, Growth, and Development knowledge integration session at Grand Challenges 2017 in Washington, D.C.