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Introduction to Impact Evaluation
|NCRM, University of Southampton and MiSoc, University of Essex|
Professor Mike Brewer
London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London
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The day-long course will introduce you to various empirical, quantitative methods that can be used to estimate the impact of a specific policy intervention. These methods can be referred to as “programme evaluation”, “impact assessment”, “causal estimation” or “impact evaluation”. The course assumes basic statistical concepts (mean, median, correlation, expected value, statistical significance and confidence intervals), and algebra is optional. It does not teach participants how to implement any of these methods using statistical software.
The course covers:
By the end of the course participants will:
This course is aimed at PhD students, junior researchers and Government and third sector researchers and analysts interested in quantitative methods for impact evaluation.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
The fee per teaching day is:
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Quasi-Experimental Research, Evaluation Research, Regression Methods
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