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04.06.2019 - 21.06-22.06: DeGEval Spring Conference Working Group on Methods in Vienna

This year's spring conference of the Working Group "Methods in Evaluation" on Causality and Plausibility – Evaluation between Science and Practice will take place in Vienna on June 21st and 22nd and will be hosted by the Austrian Development Agency and the Department on Development Studies of the University of Vienna.

The following keynotes and presentations will guide the discussions:

Kick-off discussion:
Science and Practice: Views on and requirements of evaluations
Sophie Zimm and Erwin Künzi, Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Prof. Dr. Antje Daniel and Alexandra Heis, IE University of Vienna.
Moderation: Karin Küblböck, Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE)

Causality and plausibility in experimental and quasi-experimental evaluations/studies
Prof. Dr. Conny Wunsch, University of Basel, Switzerland

Plausibility and causal claims in theory-based studies and evaluation
Dr. Derek Beach, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Evaluation design: a balancing act between feasibility, utility and scientific rigor
Dr. Jos Vaessen, IEG Methods Advisor, World Bank Group

To register for the conference, please refer to the following site: (Deadline for registration is 11.6.2019).

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