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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Methods and Applications (1-Off Series) (Anglais) Broché – 27 septembre 2000
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This Second Edition of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis continues to provide the most current, step-by-step guide to planning and implementing a cost analysis study.Henry M. Levin and Patrick J. McEwan use detailed and varied examples from studies and articles, ranging from education to public health, to introduce the principles and practice of cost-effectiveness analysis. The authors take account of both the costs and the effects of selecting alternatives, and suggest methods of minimizing the costs of research. New to this edition: expanded coverage of cost effectiveness from types of technique to use, to how to interpret the data; the latest information on cost benefits analysis and how to relate it to outcome measures; in-depth chapter-end exercises to enable readers to sharpen their ability to evaluate policy options and program effectiveness; feedback appendix for readers to evaluate their responses to exercises; comprehensive bibliography of methodological sources on cost analysis and educational settings grouped by category.This thorough volume primes the reader to deal with any evaluation situation by studying cost-effective analysis in relation to cost-benefit analysis, cost-utility analysis, and cost-feasibility analysis.
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Patrick J. McEwan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and an affiliate of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. Previously, he taught in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and served as Assistant Director of Research at the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He completed his PhD in education at Stanford University, in addition to master's degrees in economics and international development. His published books (with Henry Levin) include Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Methods and Applications, Second Edition (2001) and Cost-Effectiveness and Educational Policy: 2002 Yearbook of the American Education Finance Association (2002). He is the author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and reports, and he has consulted on education policy and evaluation at the Inter-American Development Bank, RAND, UNESCO, and the ministries of education of several countries. His recent research (with Martin Carnoy) has evaluated the impact of Chile's national voucher plan on the effectiveness and efficiency of primary education.
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Good book. Provides the basics.
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Cost Effectiveness Book
le 30 juillet 2007 - Publié sur Amazon.com
The information on the Amazon web site regarding this book should make it clear that it covers CE analysis for educational situations; it has a very limited usefulness, as all examples given refer to education 'performance.'
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A Required Reading on Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
le 11 janvier 2001 - Publié sur Amazon.com
This is an excellent book on the methods and applications of cost-effectiveness analysis. The book is lucid in its presentation, is filled with useful examples based on actual situations and analyses, enhances readers' understanding of the subject through succinct feedback to exercises, and provides an extensive bibliography of cost studies in education. It is highly recommended to readers who are interested in making informed decisions regarding more efficient utilization of resources and who are seeking an easy-to-read basic book to learn and apply the essential tools of cost-effectiveness analysis. It should be a required reading for students in evaluation programs in education and other fields.
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le 31 décembre 2014 - Publié sur Amazon.com
I got this book for a price I could afford. I can't wait for classes to start. I rated it a 5 because I know it will be a trimendous help in my class. It was delivered in a short time. and just a I expected.
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Great book if you are looking for an introduction
le 21 avril 2008 - Publié sur Amazon.com
Great book if you are looking for an overview of cost-effectiveness analysis. The book explains the concepts in a clear and straightforward manner, and in the context of practical examples!