PROGRAM EVALUATION: A Variety of Rigorous Methods Can Help Identify Effective Interventions

Kingsbury, Nancy
November 2009
GAO Reports;11/23/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article reports on the evaluation of the Top Tier Evidence initiative launched by Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy to identify and validate social interventions meeting the standard of evidence set out in these provisions, by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). It provides features and limitations of the Top tier and suggests randomized experiments can provide the most credible evidence of effectiveness under certain conditions.


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