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Social experiments in practice : the what, why, when, where, and how of experimental design & analysis

Author: Laura R Peck
Publisher: California : Jossey-Bass, 2016. ©2016
Series: New directions for evaluation, no. 152.
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This issue considers social experiments in practice and how recent advances improve their value and potential applications. Although controversial, it is clear they are here to stay and are in fact  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Peck, Laura R.
Social experiments in practice.
[Place of publication not identified] : Jossey-Bass, 2016
(OCoLC)956340039
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura R Peck
ISBN: 9781119348993 1119348994
OCLC Number: 965800483
Description: 1 online resource (142 pages)
Contents: EDITOR'S NOTES. SOCIAL EXPERIMENTS IN PRACTICE: INTRODUCTION, FRAMING, AND CONTEXT 9Laura Peck, Issue Editor, and Naomi GoldsteinNew approaches to designing and conducting experimental evaluations can improve their utility by enhancing the generalizability of their findings as well as allowing them to determine which specific aspects of a program or policy produce impacts.1. On the "Why" of Social Experiments: Some Lessons on Overcoming Barriers from 45 Years of Social Experiments 19Howard RolstonThe history of social policy experiments has demonstrated their utility and value and produced methods for overcoming practical barriers to their application.2. On the "When" of Social Experiments: The Tension Between Program Refinement and Abandonment 33Diana Epstein, Jacob Alex KlermanThis chapter considers how to proceed when a process analysis shows that a program does not satisfy the intermediate steps of its own logic model or when an impact analysis does not show clear evidence of impact: when to further refine the program model and when to abandon the program model.3. On the "Where" of Social Experiments: The Nature and Extent of the Generalizability Problem 47Stephen H. Bell, Elizabeth A. StuartThis chapter describes research strategies for investigating how much nonrepresentative site selection biases affect findings produced by rigorous evaluations of social programs.4. On the "Where" of Social Experiments: Selecting More Representative Samples to Inform Policy 61Robert B. Olsen, Larry L. OrrThis chapter describes how social experiments can evaluate interventions or programs in samples that are more representative of the population of interest from a policy perspective.5. On the "How" of Social Experiments: Using Implementation Research to Get Inside the Black Box 73Lawrence M. MeadImplementation research describes the actual character of evaluated programs, analyzes why local sites vary in performance, and helps identify additional programs that might be promising.6. On the "How" of Social Experiments: Analytic Strategies for Getting Inside the Black Box 85Laura R. PeckAnalysis of postrandom assignment (endogenous) events or experiences in experimental evaluation data is becoming increasingly widespread. This chapter highlights some analytic strategies for revealing mediators of program impacts.7. On the "How" of Social Experiments: Experimental Designs for Getting Inside the Black Box 97Stephen H. Bell, Laura R. PeckThis chapter discusses several experimental evaluation designs that randomize individuals-including multiarmed, multistage, and factorial designs-to permit estimating impacts for specific policy design features or program elements within a larger examination of an overall program.8. Program and Policy Evaluations in Practice: Highlights from the Federal Perspective 109Rebecca Maynard, Naomi Goldstein, Demetra Smith NightingaleFrom the vantage point of federal agencies that commission a large share of domestic program evaluations, this chapter explores the conditions under which particular methodological strategies are and are not helpful in advancing the job of policy analysts, policymakers, and program administrators.INDEX 137
Series Title: New directions for evaluation, no. 152.
Responsibility: Laura R. Peck, Editor.

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