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Carnegie, Nicole Bohme; Harada, Masataka; Hill, Jennifer L. – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
A major obstacle to developing evidenced-based policy is the difficulty of implementing randomized experiments to answer all causal questions of interest. When using a nonexperimental study, it is critical to assess how much the results could be affected by unmeasured confounding. We present a set of graphical and numeric tools to explore the…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Simulation, Evidence Based Practice, Barriers
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Orvis, Bruce R.; Gahart, Martin T. – 1989
As part of the military recruiting effort, the Department of Defense sponsors surveys of the national youth population to help design recruiting and advertising strategies. This report develops and applies a method of using the information contained in national youth surveys to estimate the probability that respondents taking the Armed Forces…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Armed Forces, Estimation (Mathematics), Evaluation Utilization