Outcomes, impacts & causal attribution: Affordable, practical, feasible options for the real world

This slide show from Jane Davidson's presentation at the Auckland anzea symposium gives an overview of causation and modus operandi.


  • Causation, outcomes and coincidences
  • Two applied examples
  • 8 strategies for inferring causation
  • Hands-on practice
  • Certainty about causation - how certain do we need to be?
  • Guidelines for inferring causation
  • Summary and further references


Davidson, J. (2010, May). Outcomes, impacts & causal attribution. Presented at Anzea regional symposium, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://realevaluation.com/pres/Causation-anzea2010.pdf

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