economics, program evaluation

Measuring SES series: Income, need, and living wages

January 05, 2021 | Pieta Blakely

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post on socio-economic status (SES). SES is usually understood to be a combination of three things: income, education, and occupation. There are multiple reasons why we might ask such as establishing need, making sure that we are reaching the population that needs ...

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survey, economics, program evaluation

Measuring socio-economic status

November 19, 2020 | Pieta Blakely

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post on gathering race and ethnicity data on a survey or form. One of my readers commented that socio-economic status (SES) was also important and related. A very good point. SES intersects with other social constructs such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual ...

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program evaluation, logic model, performance management

KPIs are for driving performance: Four questions to ask about your program's KPI

April 23, 2020 | Pieta Blakely

To evaluate performance, most organizations select one or two KPI(s) — Key Performance Indicator(s) —to focus on. A KPI is the outcome measure that your organization is most focused on. But once you’ve selected your KPI(s), what’s next?

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