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The Real Gold Standard: Measuring Counterfactual Worlds That Matter Most to Policy

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What research evidence do we need to inform policy about what works? Are experiments the ‘Gold Standard’ for establishing causal effects that matter for important policy goals in education, welfare, prevention and policing? Join us at the Institute of Criminology for a Symposium in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Institute. Free tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/2228611280516014/

Introduction: Prof Loraine Gelsthorpe, Dr Paolo Campana

Speakers Prof Daniel Nagin, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh – Prof Robert Sampson, Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts – Prof Lawrence Sherman, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge – Prof Anna Vignoles, Department of Education, University of Cambridge – Prof Manuel Eisner, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge – Prof Susanne Karstedt, Department of Criminology, Griffith University

This talk is part of the Violence Research Centre, Institute of Criminology series.

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