How to Become a Social Policy Researcher

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Social Policy Researcher Job Description

Social policy researchers conduct research, develop policy and implement programs in such areas as consumer affairs, employment, immigration, home economics, corrections, human rights, housing, labour, family services, international development, foreign aid and law enforcement.

 

 

Social Policy Researcher Job Duties

  • Develop social programs or legislation proposals based on demographic, social and economic analysis
  • Evaluate pilot projects
  • Evaluate current policies and programs to help weigh the costs and benefits and measure their effectiveness
  • Collect statistical and other information to explore social issues
  • Study complex social issues and propose policy solutions
  • Explain proposed solutions using qualitative and quantitative data
  • Market proposed solutions to academics, the media and others by publishing papers, briefs and reports

 

 

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