Synthetic indices: a method for evaluating aid project effectiveness

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dc.contributor.author Crawford, Paul en_US
dc.contributor.author Perryman, Jarred en_US
dc.contributor.author Petocz, Peter en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:33:02Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:33:02Z
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier 2004000731 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Crawford Paul, Perryman Jarred, and Petocz Peter 2004, 'Synthetic indices: a method for evaluating aid project effectiveness', Sage Publications, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 175-192. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1356-3890 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/4371
dc.description.abstract Demands are increasingly being placed on aid agencies to demonstrate impact, but the measurement and attribution of non-tangible changes in complex environments are problematic. Synthetic indices are frequently used by statisticians in other contexts to capture complex changes andmay prove useful to describe changes effected by aid projects. A hierarchy of hypotheses is preseted to describe a case-study project. The construction of synthetic indices to test the 'development hypothesis' implicit in the strategy is described and possible extensions to the concept are outlined. en_US
dc.publisher Sage Publications en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1356389004045076 en_US
dc.title Synthetic indices: a method for evaluating aid project effectiveness en_US
dc.parent Evaluation en_US
dc.journal.volume 10 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation London en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 175 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 192 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Sustainable Futures en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 159900 en_US
dc.personcode 111258 en_US
dc.personcode 0000022301 en_US
dc.personcode 860187 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords aid, development, hypothesis testing, project evaluation, synthetic indices en_US
dc.staffid 860187 en_US


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