The impact of statistics classes ;-)

Monday, February 11th, 2013

(found via Duncan Green at Oxfam)   What she should then have said: "Well, let's look to see if there is any plausible causal mechanism underneath this correlation" "Can you remember where you were when you first changed your mind? Can you remember what the discussion was about at that time?" See also ...

Making causal claims

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

by John Mayne. ILAC Brief, October 2012 Available as pdf "An ongoing challenge in evaluation is the need to make credible causal claims linking observed results to the actions of interventions. In the very common situation where the intervention is only one of a number of causal factors at play, the ...