Statistical tools for program Evaluation: Methods and applications to economic policy, public health, and education/ by Jean-Michel Josselin

By: Josselin, Jean-Michel [Author]Contributor(s): Benoit le Maux [Author]Publisher: AG Springer 2017Description: X,531 pages: Illustrations; 26cmsISBN: 9783319528267Subject(s): Economic policy -- Evaluation -- Statistical methods | Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Statistical methods | Public health -- Evaluation -- Statistical methodsDDC classification: 361.6 JOS
Contents:
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 -- Quasi-experiments.
Abstract: 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.
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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 --
Quasi-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.

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