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Measuring impact by design: A guide to methods for impact measurement

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The Privy Council Office's Impact and Innovation Unit’s (IIU) developed this guidance for impact measurement, in support of its work under Impact Canada. This resource provides an introduction to the topic, as well as a reference for those involved in the design, delivery, procurement or appraisal of impact measurement strategies in Canada and beyond. It provides descriptions and considerations of different ways of measuring impact versus traditional methods.
It includes the reasoning for measuring impact, threats to validity of impact evaluation, a matrix for evidence, descriptions and guidance on methods, including Randomized Control Trials and quasi-experimental approaches.
The resource is available in English and French.

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Canada

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2019

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