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Author Halliday, Emma, author.

Title New deal for communities as a 'natural policy experiment' / Emma Halliday & Jennie Popay.

Published London : SAGE Publications, 2014.

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series SAGE research methods. Cases
SAGE research methods. Cases.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary In 2010, the authors embarked on a study evaluating the impact of an area-based regeneration intervention on health inequalities in England. The policy initiative in question was called New Deal for Communities - a major programme implemented in 39 disadvantaged neighbourhoods over 10 years from 1999/2000 to 2010/2011. Due to methodological and practical challenges, it was not possible to use an experimental design to assess impacts. Alternatively, they deployed methods that allowed them to evaluate the initiative as a 'natural policy experiment' using innovative approaches to constructing 'comparators'. This case study explains what natural policy experiments are and why there is growing interest in these among public health researchers.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 24, 2015).
Other author Popay, Jennie, author.
Subject Community health services -- Research -- England -- Case studies.
Health services accessibility -- Research -- England -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781473950542 (ebook) : No price