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Social experimentation and economic policy

  • 251 Pages
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  • English
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, New York
Public welfare -- United States -- Evaluation, United States -- Economic policy -- 1971-1981 -- Evaluation, United States -- Social policy -- Evalu


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StatementRobert Ferber, Werner Z. Hirsch.
SeriesCambridge surveys of economic literature
ContributionsHirsch, Werner Zvi, 1920-
LC ClassificationsHC106.7 .F47
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 251 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4260507M
ISBN 100521241855, 0521285070
LC Control Number81006146

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It provides a review of the efforts of many social scientists and economists to develop systematic empirical evidence about the likely advantages and disadvantages of specific policy proposals via the conduct of social by: 4.

After explaining the general concepts behind social experimentation, they analyze five case studies and determine that they are not of decisive importance in state policy making, but they often serve useful purposes of policy formation.

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