Application of Economic Analysis to School-Wide Positive Behavior Support ( SWPBS ) Programs

  title={Application of Economic Analysis to School-Wide Positive Behavior Support ( SWPBS ) Programs},
  author={Bruce A. Blonigen and William T. Harbaugh and Larry D. Singell and Robert H Horner and Larry K. Irvin and Keith Smolkowski},
The authors discuss how to use economic techniques to evaluate educational programs and show how to apply basic cost analysis to implementation of school-wide positive behavior support (SWPBS). A description of cost analysis concepts used for economic program evaluation is provided, emphasizing the suitability of these concepts for evaluating educational programs. The authors also describe the specific data and measurement and analytic procedures that cost analysis evaluation requires. The… CONTINUE READING

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