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The myth of the average

What do civil servants know, what don’t they know, and how do they know? We’re testing how a new intervention called Grounded might complement empirical data with ethnographic data. Keep reading to download results from our very first beta-test in Ottawa, and to understand why ethnographic data is so valuable precisely because it isn’t representative.

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Testing how policy analysts might use ethnographic data in their jobs.

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