Evaluating Social Programs at the State and Local Level: The JTPA Evaluation Design Project

Title

Evaluating Social Programs at the State and Local Level: The JTPA Evaluation Design Project

Year

1990

DOI

10.17848/9780585243900

Abstract

This book draws upon the JTPA Evaluation Design Project initiated, developed and directed by the Washington State Employment Security Department. The five essays offer practical, instructive guidance about planning and executing program evaluations.

Files

Download 1. Evaluating Programs (2.2 MB)

Contents

Part. I. A General Approach to Program Evaluation

1. Evaluating Programs / Ann Bonar Blalock

Part. II. Complementary Approaches to Evaluating Programs

2. Evaluating Net Program Impact / Terry R. Johnson and Ernst W. Stromsdorfer
3. Evaluating Gross Program Outcomes / Carl Simpson
4. Evaluating Program Implementation / David Grembowski with Ann Bonar Blalock

Pt. III. Organizational and Political Issues in Evaluating Programs

5. User-Centered Evaluation Planning / Deborah Feldman
6. Strategies for Supporting Comprehensive Evaluations / Ann Bonar Blalock

ISBN

9780880990905 (pbk.) ; 9780880990899 (cloth) ; 9780585243900 (ebook)

Subject Areas

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Local labor markets; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Public training programs; WIA, JTPA, and CETA

Evaluating Social Programs at the State and Local Level: The JTPA Evaluation Design Project

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Blalock, Ann Bonar, ed. 1990. Evaluating Social Programs at the State and Local Level: The JTPA Evaluation Design Project. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585243900