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The Structure, Financing, and Processes of Federally Mandated Comparative Effectiveness Research and Why They Matter

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Throughout the legislative odyssey of federal policy on comparative effectiveness research from 2002 to 2008, the specifics of the policy took many different forms. While opponents to ... More


Reflections of a research funder

Emma Stone

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the Director of Policy and Research at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation,[ one of the major independent research and policy NGOs in the United Kingdom with a commitment to influence, ... More


Anlo-Land and Anlo-Ewe People

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides some general ethnographic background in order to familiarize readers with the people and lands of West Africa, specifically with the late-twentieth century southeastern Ghana, ... More


Cognition: By Andrew D. Lawrence and Barbara J. Sahakian

James W. Fawcett, Anne E. Rosser, and Stephen B. Dunnett

in Brain Damage, Brain Repair

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523376
eISBN:
9780191724534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523376.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter aims to outline the role of cognitive testing as an outcome measure in evaluating treatments for dementia, with a particular emphasis on neural transplantation strategies. It begins with ... More


Inappropriate Research Setting

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses inappropriate research setting. In practice, choosing a setting is often a complex process. It takes time and effort, judgment, and a theory that describes how the underlying ... More


Conclusion

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter offers some guide on how to run a field study. First, researchers should think about where, when, and with whom they will run their experiment, and make sure these parameters ... More


Entering the Temple of Justice

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter first illustrates the institutional and organizational setting within which the VCR experiments take place. It describes the courtroom as a functional and symbolic space where the ... More


Poultry Loans: Trying to Fly without a Pilot

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter looks at the Poultry Loan, a credit-to-savings intervention. Through an informational and promotional campaign, the researchers recruited fifty participants willing to try poultry ... More


Bundling Credit and Insurance: Turns Out More Is Less

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter assesses a study conducted with SKS Microfinance and insurer ICICI-Lombard where the researchers added a mandatory health insurance policy to SKS microloans to test the theory that ... More


Credit and Financial Literacy Training: No Delivery Means No Impact

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines a study conducted with the Peruvian microfinance institution Arariwa, which explores a number of questions regarding technology's potential and proper role as a development tool ... More


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