Recommendations for Conducting High Quality Systematic Evidence Reviews
Systematic reviews are a useful tool for decision makers because they identify relevant studies about a policy or program of interest, and summarize the findings across the various studies. A new issue brief
from the Center for Improving Research Evidence provides recommendations for conducting high quality systematic reviews to support policy and program decisions.
January Forum Focused on Systematic Reviews
Systematic Reviews as a Tool in Evidence-Based Decision Making:
Improving Research and Informing Practice
January 30, 2013
For research to be useful, decision makers must be able to draw accurate lessons from what can often be a large and bewildering assortment of relevant studies. Systematic reviews can be particularly useful in this regard because they identify, assess, and synthesize key pieces of evidence on policy or program effectiveness.
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