Thinking About Program Evaluation / Edition 1 by Richard A. Berk, Peter H. Rossi | | 9780803937055 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Thinking About Program Evaluation / Edition 1

Thinking About Program Evaluation / Edition 1

by Richard A. Berk, Peter H. Rossi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803937059

ISBN-13: 9780803937055

Pub. Date: 04/28/1990

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Through the use of specific examples to illustrate evaluation research goals and methods, Thinking About Program Evaluation provides readers with an overview of the science and politics of evaluation research.

New to this edition is coverage of meta-analysis, selection models, and instrumental variables. In addition, the authors have expanded the coverage

Overview

Through the use of specific examples to illustrate evaluation research goals and methods, Thinking About Program Evaluation provides readers with an overview of the science and politics of evaluation research.

New to this edition is coverage of meta-analysis, selection models, and instrumental variables. In addition, the authors have expanded the coverage of: analysis of data, evaluation when the units of analysis are entire organizations of political jurisdictions, and comparisons between evaluation research and other related fields. The rich mix of examples has been expanded to include more illustrations from environmental evaluation, and, the most recent studies on welfare reform, managed mental health care, and law enforcem

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803937055
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
136

Table of Contents

What This Book is About
Key Concepts in Evaluation Research
Designing New Programs
A Chronological Perspective
Examining Ongoing Programs
A Chronological Perspective

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