You helped implement the toll collection system and returned three years later to evaluate the effectiveness of the program. Data on toll collections and traffic volumes are available on a day-to-day basis. For this Discussion, review this week’s Learning Resources and examine the effectiveness of the project.
ASSIGNMENT: an explanation of how you would analyze data for this type of project. Include in your explanation the type of design and analysis you might use to address the problem.
Langbein, L. (2012). Public program evaluation: A statistical guide (2nd ed.). Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe.
Chapter 6, “The Nonexperimental Design: Variations on the Multiple Regression Theme” (pp. 143–208)
McDavid, J. C., Huse, I., & Hawthorn, L. R. L. (2019). Program evaluation and performance measurement: An introduction to practice (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Chapter 7, “Concepts and Issues in Economic Evaluation” (pp. 298-333)
Spiers, N., Manktelow, B., & Hewitt, M. J. (2009). Practical statistics using SPSS. Retrieved from http://www.rds-yh.nihr.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/13_Practical_Statistics_Using_SPSS_Revision_2009.pdf