Sökning: "impact evaluation"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 902 avhandlingar innehållade orden impact evaluation.

  1. 1. Impact Analysis : Organisational Views and Support Techniques

    Författare :Per Jönsson; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; impact analysis; roles; organisational levels; requirements engineering; imputation;

    Sammanfattning : Change is unavoidable in software development. During the entire lifecycle of a product, from concept to retirement, the environment changes; the needs of customers or the market change and grow, and with them the requirements on the system being developed. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Addressing poor educational outcomes among children with out-of-home care experience : Studies on impact, pathways, and interventions

    Författare :Hilma Forsman; Lars Brännström; Bo Vinnerljung; Marie Sallnäs; Mattias Strandh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child welfare; out-of-home care; educational outcomes; impact; pathways; interventions; longitudinal; evaluation; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Sammanfattning : Children with out-of-home care (OHC; foster family/residential care) experience is a high-risk group for future adverse outcomes. With an ambition of supporting the design of effective preventive child welfare measures targeting children in OHC, the overall aim of this thesis is to examine education as a possible intervention path for improving their development and overall life chances. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Project Evaluation in Development Cooperation : A Meta-Evaluative Case Study in Tanzania

    Författare :Mikiko Cars; Jan-Ingvar Löfstedt; Roy Carr-Hill; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meta-evaluation; social programme evaluation theories and methodology; international development cooperation; development evaluation; community based approach; actor oriented approach; participatory monitoring and evaluation; responsive-constructivist evaluation; Tanzania; International education; Internationell pedagogik;

    Sammanfattning : The research reported here is a meta-evaluative case study of project evaluation in the context of Official Development Cooperation (ODC) in the education sector in Tanzania, where the particular focus is on capturing the relative values attached to evaluation by various stakeholder groups.Perspectives from the constructivist paradigm are adopted, implying relativist ontology, subjectivist epistemology, and naturalistic interpretive methodology. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Field Experiments and Impact Evaluation

    Författare :Remidius Denis Ruhinduka; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adaptation to climate change; ambiguity; artefactual field experiment; behavioraleconomics; charcoal; credit; deforestation; endogenous switching regression; field experiment; guilt; honesty; impact evaluation; kindness; liquidity constraint; LPG stoves; rice marketing; risk preferences; system of rice intensification; Tanzania; time preferences;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: Improving Welfare Through Climate-Friendly Agriculture: The Case of the System of Rice Intensification We use rich survey data to investigate the economic impact of a climate-friendly rice farming method known as the system of rice intensification (SRI) on the welfare of rain-dependent small-holder farmers in Tanzania. SRI reduces water consumption by half, which makes it a promising farming system in the adaptation to climate change in moisture constrained areas, and it does not require flooding of rice fields, resulting in reduced methane emissions. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on welfare and debt : From impact evaluation in Kenya to Canadian housing markets

    Författare :Jean-Philippe Deschamps-Laporte; Lars Hultkrantz; Jörgen Levin; Gunnar Isacsson; Elin Vimefall; Dick Durevall; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Impact evaluation; rural development; agricultural extension; technology adoption; wealth effect; housing; household debt;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is comprised of two independent essays on the topics of impact evaluation, and one essay on the housing wealth-effect. The essays address key questions on welfare and spending decisions made by households when subject to government assistance programs and increases in housing prices. LÄS MER