Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM008M: Policy Analysis and Evaluation

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Blundell, R. and Costa Dias, M. (2002) Alternative approaches to evaluation in empirical microeconomics, CEMMAP working paper CWP10/02

Burtless, G (1995) 'The Case for Randomized Field Trials in Economic and Policy Research'. Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 1995, pp 63-84.

James, O (2008) Citizens Use of Public Service Performance Information: A Field Experiment Paper presented to Administration and Democracy Conference 2008.

Layard, R. and Glaister, S. (2003) Cost benefit analysis, Cambridge University Press,

Positer, T.H. (2003) Measuring Performance in Public and Nonprofit Organizations The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit and Public Management Series.

Smith P.C et al (2000) What Works? Evidence Based Policy and Practice in Public Services, Bristol, Policy Press.

Weiss, C (1998) Evaluation Prentice Hall; 2 edition.

Wholey, J.S, Hatry, H.P. and Newcomer, K.E. (2004) Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation Jossey Bass Nonprofit & Public Management Series.

The module will be supported by ELE materials, including links to core texts