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Evaluating Consumer Protection Laws: II. Promising Methods, Journal of Consumer Affairs

Abstract

Reviews the quasi-experimental research designs which promise the possibility of yielding strong conclusions about the effects of consumer protection initiatives. Threats to internal validity which face the designs; Implications of evaluation research for consumer protection; Features of the before-after comparison group design.

Type

Article

Author(s)

Bobby Calder, Lynn W. Phillips

Date Published

1980

Citations

Calder, Bobby, and Lynn W. Phillips. 1980. Evaluating Consumer Protection Laws: II. Promising Methods. Journal of Consumer Affairs. 14(1): 9-36.

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