Data-Driven Policy Impact Evaluation [electronic resource] : How Access to Microdata is Transforming Policy Design / edited by Nuno Crato, Paolo Paruolo.
Contributor(s): Crato, Nuno [editor.] | Paruolo, Paolo [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service)Material type: TextPublisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019Edition: 1st ed. 2019Description: XII, 346 p. 48 illus., 16 illus. in color. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319784618Subject(s): Public policy | Statistics | Public finance | Econometrics | Public Policy | Statistics for Social Sciences, Humanities, Law | Public Economics | Econometrics | Statistics for Business, Management, Economics, Finance, InsuranceAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No title; Printed edition:: No title; Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 320.6 LOC classification: JF1525.P6Online resources: Click here to access online
Introduction -- Part I: Microdata for Policy Research -- Part II: Microdata Access -- Part III: Counterfactual Studies -- Part IV: Use of Results.
In the light of better and more detailed administrative databases, this open access book provides statistical tools for evaluating the effects of public policies advocated by governments and public institutions. Experts from academia, national statistics offices and various research centers present modern econometric methods for an efficient data-driven policy evaluation and monitoring, assess the causal effects of policy measures and report on best practices of successful data management and usage. Topics include data confidentiality, data linkage, and national practices in policy areas such as public health, education and employment. It offers scholars as well as practitioners from public administrations, consultancy firms and nongovernmental organizations insights into counterfactual impact evaluation methods and the potential of data-based policy and program evaluation. .