The Study of Evaluation and Performance Measurement

… a core topic in Evaluation and Performance Measurement

Topic description

This topic introduces students to the field of policy evaluation.

Topic learning outcome

Upon completing this topic the student will be familiar with the range of theories and literature policy evaluation and measurement.

Core concepts associated with this topic
Policy Analysis and Policy Evaluation

Klitgaard’s Policy Analysis and Evaluation Version 2.0

Contrasting Purposes of Evaluation

Categories of Program Evaluation

Process Evaluation

Efficiency Evaluation

Impact Evaluation

Logic Models

Theory of Change

Cost-Benefit Analysis in Evaluation

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Discount Rate

Net Present Value (NPV)

Candidate entries in Old Atlas

Recommended readings for 8 hours of preparation


Recommended readings in MPP and MPA courses

University of Toronto PPG1001


Sample assessment questions


Page created by: Ian Clark, last modified on 26 September 2019.

Image: NPL, Software for Measurement, at, accessed 8 April 2017.