Statistical tools for program Evaluation:

Josselin, Jean-Michel

Statistical tools for program Evaluation: Methods and applications to economic policy, public health, and education/ by Jean-Michel Josselin - AG Springer 2017 - X,531 pages: Illustrations; 26cms.

Statistical tools for program evaluation: introduction and overview --
Part I. Identifying the context of the program --
Sampling and construction of variables --
Descriptive statistics and interval estimation --
Measuring and visualizing associations --
Econometric analysis --
Estimation of welfare changes --
Part II. Ex ante evaluation --
Financial appraisal --
Budget impact analysis --
Cost benefit analysis --
Cost effectiveness analysis --
Multi-criteria decision analysis --
Part III. Ex post evaluation --
Project follow-up by benchmarking --
Randomized controlled experiments --

This book provides a self-contained presentation of the statistical tools required for evaluating public programs, as advocated by many governments, the World Bank, the European Union, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.


Economic policy -- Evaluation -- Statistical methods.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Statistical methods.
Public health -- Evaluation -- Statistical methods.

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