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Rushing to Judgment about the Family Cap

Michael J. Camasso

in Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the pressure from officials, government bureaucrats, policy experts, advocacy groups, and the media for results of the Family Cap impact study. It shows that in New Jersey, ... More


Mechanism Experiments for Crime Policy

Jens Ludwig, Jeffrey R. Kling, and Sendhil Mullainathan

in Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019613
eISBN:
9780262314633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019613.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Randomized controlled trials are increasingly used to evaluate policies, including in the area of crime policy. How can these experiments best inform policy? Greater use should be made of experiments ... More


Urban policy and communities

Stuart Wilks-Heeg

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The late 1960s witnessed the emergence of geographically-targeted urban policy initiatives designed to address what the then Home Secretary James Callaghan described as the “deadly quagmire of need ... More


Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs in Neighborhood Health Effects Research: Strengthening Causal Inference and Promoting Translation

Nicole M. Schmidt, Quynh C. Nguyen, and Theresa L. Osypuk

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter primarily discusses experiments and quasi-experiments (also known as natural experiments) as designs for examining the causal effect of neighborhood environments on health. The first ... More


From policy analysis to policy analytics

Justin Longo and Kathleen McNutt

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policy analysis relies on data collected at discrete intervals along the policy cycle, from problem identification through evaluation. Policy analytics, in contrast, represents the combination of ... More


Liberal development, 1925–46

John Toye

in The Many Faces of Socioeconomic Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198723349
eISBN:
9780191789786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723349.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Keynes’s writings are often disregarded in the context of economic development, overlooking that Russia was a developing country in his lifetime. He wrote about the experimental economic techniques ... More


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