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efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes

Stephen Coate

efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes

by Stephen Coate

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Policy sciences -- Methodology -- Econometric models.,
  • Economic policy -- Decision making -- Econometric models.,
  • Welfare economics -- Decision making -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEvaluation of policy changes
    StatementStephen Coate.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 7316, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7316.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1 .W654 no. 7316
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22394487M

    1 DFID’s draft policy statement adapts White’s () definition of impact evaluation as the ‘counterfactual analysis of the impact of an intervention on final (human) welfare outcomes’. 2 These include the definition of the counterfactual, selection bias or lack of a baseline. Running Head: POLICY ISSUE AND ANALYSIS constituents (Brooten et al., ). In light of the concept of justice all Texas residents deserve the right to have access to safe high quality care within their own communities. Physicians need to change their thinking and put the needs of the patient’s first, setting aside territorial issues and.

    data. These Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation have been developed as a framework for performing both inspection and evaluation work. Inspections and evaluations are systematic and independent assessments of the design, implementation, and/or results of an Agency’s operations, programs, or policies. 4– –PROGRAM EVALUATION AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT experimental design may not be the most appropriate for the evaluation at hand. A typical scenario is to be asked to evaluate a program that has already been implemented, with no real ways to create control groups and usually no baseline (preprogram) data to construct before–after comparisons.

      The Green Book is guidance issued by HM Treasury on how to appraise policies, programmes and projects. It also provides guidance on the design and use of monitoring and evaluation . This chapter will characterize the “traditional” and the “new public management” approaches to public administration and then compare them on three fundamental questions that every theory of public administration must answer: 1) what shall be done, i.e. policy direction; 2) who shall do.


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Efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes by Stephen Coate Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper describes an efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes. Rather than comparing the utility allocations that arise before and after a policy change is introduced, this approach evaluates a policy change by comparing it with other possible changes which might be made from the status by:   Abstract.

This paper describes an efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes. Rather than comparing the utility allocations that arise before and after a policy change is introduced, this approach evaluates a policy change by comparing it with other possible changes which might be made from the status by: This paper describes an efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes.

Rather than comparing the utility allocations that arise before and after a policy change is introduced, this approach evaluates a policy change by comparing it with other possible changes.

This paper describes an efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes. Rather than comparing the utility allocations that arise before and after a policy change is introduced, this Author: Stephen Coate.

Get this from a library. An efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes. [Stephen Coate; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes. Stephen Coate () NoNBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Abstract: This paper describes an efficiency approach to the evaluation of policy changes. Rather than comparing the utility allocations that arise before and after a policy change is introduced, this approach evaluates a policy change by comparing it with other possible changes Cited by:   An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes Rather than comparing the utility allocations that arise before and after a policy change is introduced, this approach evaluates a policy change by comparing it with other possible changes which might be made from the status quo.

efficiency, effectiveness, and equity in public policy evaluation Stuart S. Nagel STUART S. NAGEL is Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, and a member of the Illinois Bar. Evaluation policy and guidelines for evaluations Contents 1 Introduction 4 2 Short history 6 3 Basic principles of IOB’s evaluation policy 10 4 Definitions and criteria for evaluations 14 What is evaluation.

15 Types of evaluation 16 Evaluation criteria 17 Efficiency 17 Effectiveness 18 Impact 19 Relevance The exogenous modeling of technological change is a very common approach in the empirical assessment of long-term climate change policy evaluation. Here, technological change is represented as (exogenous) improvements of energy efficiency.

One can interpret technical change in such a framework as being a function solely of the time that passes. and type of policy that would have addressed the identified need. Policy impact. Policies could have a positive or negative impact. The impact of the policy could have an intended or unintended effect.

Intended Effects The context in which the policy is made has a great influence on its goals and these will vary according to the organisation. Policies generally operate at the systems level and can influence complex systems in ways that can improve the health and safety of a population.

A policy approach can be a cost-effective way to create positive changes in the health of large portions of the population. Monitor:Collectionofdata,analysisandreporting Useofmonitoringdataformanagementactionanddecisionmaking 5.

Evaluatingforresults 5. This policy provides a framework for the evaluation function and evaluation processes to ensure the systematic application of the key principles for evaluation in WHO. The key principles set out below are interrelated and underpin the approach to evaluation in WHO. Impartiality 6.

Using a theory-based approach to evaluations allows us to forefront the assumptions that underpin causal chains from inputs to outputs and through to outcomes, intermediate states and impact. UN Environment evaluations are structured around a project or programme’s Theory of Change to assess the causal logic of the intervention and determine whether all external factors affecting outcomes.

This approach goes beyond the narrow definition of efficiency that compares input-output relationships, maybe more often used in grant-funded aid projects. But, as pointed out in an IEG evaluation ofthe practice of Cost-Benefit Analysis has been on the decline at the World Bank for several decades, dropping from 70% of projects including.

All health care systems are looking for ways to improve efficiency as they come under increasing pressure to control the growth in health care expenditure. To support sound decision-making, the use of efficiency metrics in assessing and evaluating system reform and policy interventions is critical.

However, the use of robust evidence and, more specifically, the use of efficiency metrics in. An impact evaluation approach which unpacks an initiative’s theory of change, provides a framework to collect data on immediate, basic changes that lead to longer, more transformative change, and allows for the plausible assessment of the initiative’s contribution to results via ‘boundary partners’.

Environmental efficiency and policy change in China: A new meta-frontier non-radial angle efficiency evaluation approach. Author links open overlay panel Malin Song a Shuhong Wang b c Liang Lei b Li Zhou d. Effects of global trade and FDI caused notable policy changes in many regions.

Theory-based approaches to evaluation use an explicit theory of change to draw conclusions about whether and how an intervention contributed to observed results. Theory-based approaches are a “logic of enquiry,” which complement and can be used in combination with most of the evaluation designs and data collection techniques outlined in.

Policy Impact Evaluation: Did the Policy Produce the Intended Outcomes and Impacts? Policy impact evaluation examines changes in key indicators that have occurred since the implementation of a policy and the extent to which changes can be attributed to the policy.

Policy impact evaluation’s relation to policy development phases is illustrated.(3) policy implementation, (4) impact, and (5) cost-efficiency. Accordingly, we can define an "evidence-based" policy as one where we can successfully conclude that each level of the hierarchy has.2.

THEORIES OF POLICY CHANGE Definitions First of all, it is important to distinguish ‘policy change’ from ‘policy reform’ as the terms are often used interchangeably in the literature.

Policy change refers to incremental shifts in existing structures, or new and innovative policies (Bennett and Howlett ). Reform usually refers to a.