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Evidence-Based Policy: A Realist Perspective

Ray Pawson - 2006 - Social Science - Limited preview
In this important new book, Ray Pawson examines the recent spread of evidence-based policy making across the Western world. Few major public initiatives are mounted these days in the absence of a sustained attempt to evaluate them. Programmes are ...

Developmental Evaluation: Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation ...

Michael Quinn Patton - 2010 - Psychology - Limited preview
Developmental evaluation (DE) offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority Michael Quinn Patton shows how to conduct evaluations ...

Evaluating Development Aid: Issues, Problems and Solutions

B. E. Cracknell - 2000 - Business & Economics - No preview available
`The book is well written, clear and reasonably concise... I would have no hesitation in recommending it as a textbook or basic instruction on the topic of evaluation in development aid... It is likely to be a major reference source for me for ...

The Use of Online Surveys in Evaluation: New Directions for Evaluation ...

Lois A. Ritter, Valarie M. Sue - 2007 - Psychology - Snippet view
Rapid development and diffusion of computer technology in daily life has created a wealth of problems and possibilities for researchers. E-mail and the Internet enjoy everyday use by many people, and this fact is altering how evaluations are ...

Using Evidence: How Research Can Inform Public Services

Nutley, Sandra M., Walter, Isabel, Huw T. O. Davies - 2007 - Political Science - Limited preview
'Using Evidence' provides a multidisciplinary framework for understanding the research use agenda. The book considers how research use & the impact of research can be assessed. It is useful for university & government researchers, research ...

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

Eric Siegel - 2013 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
“Mesmerizing & fascinating...” —The Seattle Post-Intelligencer "The Freakonomics of big data." —Stein Kretsinger, founding executive of Award-winning | Used by over 30 universities | Translated into 9 languages An introduction ...