Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development

How to Assess What Works among Programmes and Policies

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Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development is one of the few books to examine best practices in evaluating programmes for local and regional economic and employment development.  Appropriate for a non-technical readership, this book contains policy proposals for central and local governments aimed at improving the practice of evaluation, enlarging the evidence base for policy and developing a culture of evaluation.

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A Commentary on Brian Rubson's Paper and the Workshop “Area-based Policy Evaluation”

This commentary focuses on three main points from Professor Robson’s paper and the associated workshop discussion on the United Kingdom experience of area-based policy evaluation. They reflect issues that are also important for evaluation practice in other countries. Firstly, the quality and usefulness of area-based policy evaluation is often less than it could be...


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