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ERIC Number: ED558064
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 16
Which Study Designs Are Capable of Producing Valid Evidence about a Program's Effectiveness? A Brief Overview
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy
This guide is addressed to policy officials, program providers, and researchers who are seeking to: (1) identify and implement social programs backed by valid evidence of effectiveness; or (2) sponsor or conduct an evaluation to determine whether a program is effective. The guide provides a brief overview of which studies can produce valid evidence about a program's effectiveness. The final section identifies resources for readers seeking more detailed information or assistance.
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy. 900 19th Street NW Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-380-3571; Fax: 202-380-3624; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood; William T. Grant Foundation
Authoring Institution: Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy