Head of Evaluation & Insight, Public Service Transformation Network
This free seminar explored the main approaches taken in the UK to understanding and describing the impact of interventions and programmes.
Stephen began with a review of study designs adopting a counterfactual approach – particularly Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs). He then discussed some of the limitations of these approaches and highlight when and where they are most effectively deployed.
Finally, Stephen reviewed theory-based approaches as alternatives, including realist methods, and also suggest circumstances where these methods may be preferable.
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