Realist Synthesis

A Realist Synthesis is the synthesis of a wide range of evidence that seeks to identify underlying causal mechanisms and explore how they work under what conditions, answering the question "What works for whom under what circumstances?" rather than "What works?"

Resources

Overview

  • Realist Synthesis: An Introduction: This paper presents an introductory overview of realist synthesis as applied to the review of primary research on healthcare systems.

Guide

Example

Standards

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Updated: 10th June 2014 - 3:48am
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Director of BetterEvaluation/ Professor of Public Sector Evaluation, Australia and New Zealand School of Government.
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