Submitted by Jonny Morell Joanne Farley Tarek Azzam Abstract: How does political ideology affect program theories, methodologies, and metrics? Participants will be randomly assigned to groups, and asked to sketch an evaluation based on one of three positions. 1) Government has an obligation to alleviate social inequities and thereby promote the public good. 2) Government’s … Continue reading Surprise in Evaluation: Values and Valuing as Expressed in Political Ideology, Program Theory, Metrics, and Methodology (AEA 2011 – Think Tank Proposal)
A discussion space for people interested in a session at AEA 2011 on how political ideology affects evaluation design.
I want to spark a discussion of what evaluation might look like if it were practiced by people who were working from different ideological frameworks.