Commentary Making Evidence Relevant to Government
The Role of Evaluators and Researchers
Demetra Smith Nightingale
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Researchers and evaluators can take several steps to ensure that their studies are relevant and useful to policymakers and program administrators. This commentary, adapted from a speech Nightingale gave in November 2016, is based on her experience as a researcher and, most recently, as chief evaluation officer at the US Department of Labor.
Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy
Research Methods Performance measurement and management