Panel: Methods for Improving Impact Evaluations at the Design and Analysis Stages
(Tools of Analysis: Methods, Data, Informatics and Empirical Design)

Saturday, November 8, 2014: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Apache (Convention Center)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Organizers:  Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania
Panel Chairs:  Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania
Discussants:  Burt S. Barnow, George Washington University

Intra-Class Correlation and R2 Estimates for Commonly Used Outcome Measures in Research on High Schools and Postsecondary Institutions
Fatih Unlu, Abt Associates, Lily Fesler, Abt Associates, Inc., Julie Edmunds, University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Elizabeth Glennie, RTI International, Inc.

Implications of Rigorous Scientific Evidence Standards for the Design of Impact Evaluations
Beth Boulay1, Cristofer Price1, Barbara Goodson2, Robert Olsen3, Eleanor L. Harvill4, Katherine N. Gan4 and Michael Frye4, (1)Abt Associates, (2)Dillon-Goodson Research Associates, (3)Rob Olsen LLC, (4)Abt Associates, Inc.