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Cathie Marsh lecture: What can RCTs bring to social policy evaluation?
|the Social Research Association & the Royal Statistical Society|
Professor Patrick Sturgis
The Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London
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This event takes place at 5-6.30pm.
What is the value for social policy evaluation of the randomised controlled trial (RCT), a model of experimentation drawn from the natural sciences? Will this initiate “a revolution in the production and use of evidence”, to quote Ben Goldacre, or do different circumstances call for different approaches? What are the issues in the use of RCTs for evaluating social policy? Our two very experienced and knowledgeable speakers will cover the major themes and the nuances of this highly topical debate:
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Evaluation Research, Frameworks for Research and Research Designs (other), Statistical Theory and Methods of Inference
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