Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorEhrenberg, Ronald G.
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-17T17:20:52Z
dc.date.available2020-11-17T17:20:52Z
dc.date.issued1984-01-01
dc.identifier.other4323869
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/75550
dc.description.abstract[Excerpt] Society has limited resources and many competing uses for them. I therefore take it as being an almost obvious proposition that at any point in time policy makers should strive to maximize the social benefits produced by the available funds they have to spend. This proposition implies that evaluation research should be undertaken either by or for government agencies. Policy makers need to know what benefits are being produced by each social program and the resource costs involved. They need to know which aspects of which programs are working and which programs need to be replaced.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsRequired Publisher Statement: © Cornell University. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.
dc.subjectevaluation research
dc.subjectsocial policy
dc.subjectgovernment
dc.titleEvaluation Research and National Social Policy: An Academic Practitioner's Perspective
dc.typeunassigned
dc.description.legacydownloadsEhrenberg195_Evaluation_Research009.pdf: 53 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020.
local.authorAffiliationEhrenberg, Ronald G.: rge2@cornell.edu Cornell University


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Statistics