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Data-Driven Policy Impact Evaluation

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-319-78461-8

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This book provides statistical tools for evaluating the effects of public policies advocated by governments and public institutions. Experts from academia, national statistics offices and various research centers present modern econometric methods for an efficient data-driven policy evaluation and monitoring, assess the causal effects of policy measures and report on best practices of successful data management and usage. Topics include data confidentiality, data linkage, and national practices in policy areas such as public health, education and employment. It offers scholars as well as practitioners from public administrations, consultancy firms and nongovernmental organizations insights into counterfactual impact evaluation methods and the potential of data-based policy and program evaluation.

Subject: Political Science and International Studies / Policy Impact Evaluation / Policy Evaluation / Public Policy / Administrative Data / Big Data / Counterfactual Impact Evaluation / Database Linkage / Data Anonymity and Data Availability / Public Policy Evaluation / CIE / Microdata Evaluation / Statistics for Social Sciences, Humanities, Law / Public Economics / Econometrics / Statistics for Business, Management, Economics, Finance, Insurance