Critical Perspectives on Local Development Policy Evaluation

  title={Critical Perspectives on Local Development Policy Evaluation},
  author={Laura A. Reese and David Fasenfest},
Local economic development policies and programs should integrate the reality that values are inherent in the design and conduct of any evaluation. This article outlines the content of several attempts in the subsequent articles in this issue to define alternative strategies and methodologies for evaluation. Some of these articles provide concrete examples of such methods; others offer parameters for and considerations on new methodologies and factors that should be included. Taken as a whole… CONTINUE READING