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The Center for Public Policy Analysis (CAPP) invites you to participate in its research workshops, which are designed to share ideas, comments and suggestions on projects, regardless of their status.

Previous workshops


  • April 4, 2019, Pierre-Marc Daigneault and Christian Macé (Laval University), Does horizontality affect the monitoring and evaluation of performance? A case study of the Work Premium Supplement.
  • February 28, 2019,  Zita Nonki-Tadida (Laval University), Understand the independence of internal auditors in the public administration of Quebec.
  • January 31, 2019, Mathieu Ouimet (Laval University), Unexpected effect of the "Barrette" reform on the disclosure of lobbying activities in the health and social services sector in Quebec: a discontinued time series study.


  • November 22, 2018, Justin Lawarée and Steve Jacob (Laval University), Syntheses of knowledge in evaluation: A look at forty years of practice.
  • October 9, 2018, Yannick Dufresne (Laval University), Beyond e-mail days: Organization of research, administration and internal communication with Slack. 
  • April 23, 2018, Guillaume Côté (Laval University), Promised thing, thing due? Measuring, scaling and visualizing the tracking of election promises.
  • March 12, 2018, Justin Lawarée (Laval University), Evaluation of the commercialization of university research: what are the lessons to be learned from the literature? 
  • January 25, 2018, Pierre-Marc Daigneault (Laval University) and Christian Macé (National School of Public Administration (ÉNAP)), Why is the Work Premium Supplement so seldom used? A qualitative analysis of non-use focused on administrative actors, participants and non-participants. 


  • December 11, 2017, Pierre-Marc Daigneault (Laval University), For a successful (and funded) postdoctoral position: the pitfalls to avoid.
  • November 6, 2017, Céline Belot (University of Grenoble-Alpes), The uses of opinion surveys by the European Commission: Between governance tools and the "good citizen" factory?
  • October 23, 2017, Benoît Béchard (Laval University), An integrated approach in political psychology: public policy decisions from the angle of cognitive and experimental psychology.
  • May 12, 2017, Justine Contor (University of Liège), How does the sector of Belgian development NGOs change in the face of managerial practices?