Public Program Evaluation : A Statistical Guide
First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.
- Paperback | 290 pages
- 175.3 x 246.4 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
- 30 Sep 2006
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- tables, figures, references, index
Table of contents
Preface; 1. What This Book Is About; 2. Performance Measurement and Benchmarking; 3. Defensible Program Evaluations: Four Types of Validity; 4. Internal Validity; 5. Randomized Field Experiments; 6. The Quasi-Experiment; 7. The Non-Experimental Design: Variations on the Multiple Regression Theme; 8. Designing Useful Surveys for Evaluation; 9. Summing It Up: Meta-Analysis; Notes; * About the Authors; * Index.
"Statistical concepts are presented very well in this book. The examples in the text effectively illustrate the statistical points made. The organization is just right, with helpful links from chapter to chapter." - Scott R. Furlong, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay "It is a readable statistics book, a major achievement. The authors recognize the practical realities of program evaluation." - Barbara Carroll, McMaster University"