Program Evaluation:

Case Study Evaluations

PEMD-10.1.9: Published: Nov 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1990.

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GAO presented information on the use of case study evaluations for GAO audit and evaluation work, focusing on: (1) the definition of a case study; (2) conditions under which a case study is an appropriate evaluation method for GAO work; and (3) distinguishing a good case study from a poor one. GAO also included information on: (1) various case study applications; and (2) case study design and strength assessment.

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