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Concluding Statement

Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

in Public Goods, Public Gains

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199729685
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729685.003.0010
Concluding Statement

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This concluding chapter emphasizes the importance of economic theory as a guiding criterion for program evaluation. Caveats about economic-based evaluations are offered. Finally, an argument is proffered that program evaluations are important for informed policy debate.

Keywords: program evaluation; policy debate; underinvestment versus inefficient investment

Chapter.  2894 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Economics

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