xxi, 623 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
0395615569 9780395615560 0395307872 9780395307878
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 514-591) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Experiments and generalized causal inference Statistical conclusion validity and internal validity Construct validity and external validity Quasi-experimental designs that either lack a control group or lack pretest observations on the outcome Quasi-experimental designs that use both control groups and pretests Quasi-experiments: interrupted time-series designs Regression discontinuity designs Randomized experiments: rationale, designs, and conditions conducive to doing them Practical problems 1: Ethics, participant recruitment, and random assignment Practical problems 2: Treatment implementation and attrition Generalized causal inference: a grounded theory Generalized causal inference: methods for single studies Generalized causal inference: methods for multiple studies A critical assessment of our assumptions.