Stimulating Demand for Research: Exploring Cultures of Information Use in South Asia Shamprasad Pujar Indira Gandhi Instit...
Our Understanding of “Demand”  For me demand is a sking for research. Oh! for me it is the value placed on research Shampr...
What does this paper Explore?
Issues around Demand for Research Political   Context Institutional Factors Individual Factors Organizational Context
Demand for Research in South Asia Tendency of governments to commission their own Research Role of Information Intermediar...
<ul><li>Dissemination of information in more or less tailored formats </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction between the research a...
Conclusion  <ul><li>Change in attitudes or behaviours’ help in stimulating demand  </li></ul><ul><li>for research, this ne...
 
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Dr Shamprasad Pujar from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) talking about a paper that he and Catherine Fisher from IDS have been working on entitled Stimulating Demand for Research: Exploring Cultures of Information Use in South Asia. You can view the full paper at http://bit.ly/qanIgY

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Stimulating demand for research exploring cultures of information use in South Asia

  1. 1. Stimulating Demand for Research: Exploring Cultures of Information Use in South Asia Shamprasad Pujar Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India and Catherine Fisher Institute of Development Studies, UK Working Group on Information Management Session-3 Joint EADI 13 th General Conference and DSA Annual Conference University of York 19 th – 22 nd September 2011
  2. 2. Our Understanding of “Demand” For me demand is a sking for research. Oh! for me it is the value placed on research Shamprasad Catherine
  3. 3. What does this paper Explore?
  4. 4. Issues around Demand for Research Political Context Institutional Factors Individual Factors Organizational Context
  5. 5. Demand for Research in South Asia Tendency of governments to commission their own Research Role of Information Intermediary Organizations Broader acceptance of involvement of Academics in government Broader attitudes towards information use in society Impact of International Organizations Impact of Civil Society
  6. 6. <ul><li>Dissemination of information in more or less tailored formats </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction between the research and implementation </li></ul><ul><li>communities </li></ul><ul><li>Social influence or the power of influential people to persuade </li></ul><ul><li>(Ex: issues around working with the media and examples of that) </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation or the provision of technical, financial, </li></ul><ul><li>organizational and emotional support; and </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforcement or offering reminders and rewards to reinforce </li></ul><ul><li>collaborative behaviours’ </li></ul>Stimulating Demand for Research: Examples of Action from South Asia
  7. 7. Conclusion <ul><li>Change in attitudes or behaviours’ help in stimulating demand </li></ul><ul><li>for research, this needs further investigation and thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, emphasis is more on activities around </li></ul><ul><li>dissemination [supply side]. It is interesting to explore </li></ul><ul><li>further whether these kinds of activities are stimulating </li></ul><ul><li>demand. There is also scope for other kinds of interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: DPRM. </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting initiatives, but there is little or no evaluation of </li></ul><ul><li>their relative success or the changes they have brought in </li></ul><ul><li>terms of behaviours of their stakeholders. Also they need to </li></ul><ul><li>go beyond linear understandings of how research informs </li></ul><ul><li>policy </li></ul>
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