Evidence-based evaluation: Working for Families

  • Susan St John
  • M Claire Dale

Abstract

One of the most important functions of the discipline of economics is to provide a rational basis for policy making. The role of evidence is at its heart, yet the scientific approach to social matters may also blind us to fundamental normative issues that must be faced before we can answer the question: does this policy make us better off? 

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Published
2012-02-01
How to Cite
ST JOHN, Susan; DALE, M Claire. Evidence-based evaluation: Working for Families. Policy Quarterly, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 1, feb. 2012. ISSN 2324-1101. Available at: <https://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/pq/article/view/4407>. Date accessed: 25 oct. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.26686/pq.v8i1.4407.