Case study

This website from EuropeAid provides a detailed overview of case studies including why, when and how they are used  and how they are carried out.

Contents

  • What is a case study?
  • What is meant by a "case study"?
  • Where does this tool come from?
  • Are there various case study types?
  • Why and when is the case study used?
  • In which situations is this tool appropriate?
  • What are its advantages and its limitations?
  • Can it be combined with other tools?
  • What are the pre-conditions for its use in evaluation?
  • Why and how is a case study used in country/region evaluation?
  • Why are case studies used in country/region evaluation?
  • What kind of use for each type of case study in country/region evaluation?
  • How is a case study carried out?
  • What are the stages to follow when carrying out a case study?
  • What are the pitfalls to avoid?
  • What are the key issues relating to the case study's quality control?
  • Examples of the use of a case study in country/region evaluation
  • Example 1: How to select case studies.
  • Example 2: What instructions should be given to the teams in charge of case studies?

Source

EuropeAid. (2005, April 27). Case study. Retrieved from http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/evaluation/methodology/tools/too_cas_som_e...

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Oh no! The link is broken :(

 

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