PA 871 Public Program Evaluation

Routinely offered: This course is offered every year.

Compares the conceptual, statistical, and ethical issues of experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental designs for program evaluation. Definitions of outcomes, sample size issues, statistical biases in measuring causal effects of programs, and the reliability of findings will be emphasized using case studies selected from current public programs.


Mariel Barnes

Recent Syllabus

Fall 2023 Syllabus (pdf)