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Handbook on the theory and practice of program evaluation

Author: Albert N Link; Nicholas S Vonortas
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This pioneering Handbook offers a collection of critical essays on the theory and practice of program evaluation, written by some of the most well-known experts in the field.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert N Link; Nicholas S Vonortas
ISBN: 9780857932396 085793239X 9780857932402 0857932403
OCLC Number: 816160045
Description: xvi, 403 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to the handbook / Nicholas S. Vonortas --
pt. I ECONOMIC METHODS AND APPLICATIONS --
2. The theory and practice of public-sector R & D economic impact analysis / John T. Scott --
3. Micro-econometric approaches to the evaluation of technology-oriented public programmes: a non-technical review of the state of the art / Spyros Arvanitis --
4. Selection of a portfolio of R & D projects / Jonathan D. Linton --
pt. II NON-ECONOMIC METHODS AND APPLICATIONS --
5. Peer review and expert panels as techniques for evaluating the quality of academic research / Irwin Feller --
6. Logic modeling: a tool for designing program evaluations / Gretchen B. Jordan --
7. Research value mapping and evaluation: theory and application / Gordon Kingsley --
pt. III HYBRID METHODS AND APPLICATIONS --
8. Social network methodology / Nicholas S. Vonortas --
9. Estimating avoided environmental emissions and environmental health benefits / Sara E. Casey --
10. Evaluating cooperative research centers: a strategy for assessing proximal and distal outcomes and associated economic impacts / Denis O. Gray --
pt. IV DATA-DRIVEN APPLICATIONS --
11. Bibliometrics as a tool for research evaluation / Julia Melkers --
12. Patent analysis / Patrick Thomas --
13. Measuring innovation with official statistics / John E. Jankowski.
Responsibility: edited by Albert N. Link, University of North Carolina at Greensboron, USA, Nicholas S. Vonortas, the George Washington University, USA.

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