Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Policy Research Methods: A Step-by-Step Guide From Start To Finish For Students And Practitioners
Publication Year : 2022

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS………………………………………………………………………………………………………i
DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS…………………………………………………………………………………..ii
LIST OF TABLES, FIGURES AND BOXES……………………………………………………………………….vii
ABOUT THE AUTHOR…………………………………………………………………………………………………..ix
PREFACE……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………x
 
PART I: RESEARCH ORIENTATION…………………………………………………………………………1
1.1. RESEARCH IN POLICY AND PRACTICE……………………………………………………….3
1.2. THE RESEARCH PROCESS……………………………………………………………………………..7
 
PART II: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY…………………………………………………………………….8
2.1. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH…………………………………………9
2.2. MIXED METHODS RESEARCH……………………………………………………………………11
2.3. CASE STUDY RESEARCH……………………………………………………………………………..12
2.4. ACTION RESEARCH……………………………………………………………………………………..15
2.5. EVALUATION RESEARCH…………………………………………………………………………….16
 
PART III: MANAGING THE RESEARCH PROCESS……………………………………………….20
3.1. PLANNING RESEARCH………………………………………………………………………………..20
3.2. RESEARCH DESIGN………………………………………………………………………………………30
3.3. DATA COLLECTION………………………………………………………………………………………44
3.4. DATA ANALYSIS……………………………………………………………………………………………53
3.5. WRITING, PRESENTING & DISSEMINATING RESEARCH………………………..59
 
RECOMMENDED READINGS……………………………………………………………………………………….73
RECOMMENDED ONLINE RESOURCES……………………………………………………………………..74
Appendix 1: ESSENTIALS OF GOOD QUALITY RESEARCH……………………………..75
Appendix 2: HOW TO WRITE A GOOD RESEARCH PROPOSAL?……………………81
Appendix 3: GUIDELINES FOR WRITING RESEARCH……………………………………….85

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Policy Research Methods: A Step-by-Step Guide From Start To Finish For Students And Practitioners
Publication Year : 2022

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS………………………………………………………………………………………………………i
DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS…………………………………………………………………………………..ii
LIST OF TABLES, FIGURES AND BOXES……………………………………………………………………….vii
ABOUT THE AUTHOR…………………………………………………………………………………………………..ix
PREFACE……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………x
 
PART I: RESEARCH ORIENTATION…………………………………………………………………………1
1.1. RESEARCH IN POLICY AND PRACTICE……………………………………………………….3
1.2. THE RESEARCH PROCESS……………………………………………………………………………..7
 
PART II: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY…………………………………………………………………….8
2.1. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH…………………………………………9
2.2. MIXED METHODS RESEARCH……………………………………………………………………11
2.3. CASE STUDY RESEARCH……………………………………………………………………………..12
2.4. ACTION RESEARCH……………………………………………………………………………………..15
2.5. EVALUATION RESEARCH…………………………………………………………………………….16
 
PART III: MANAGING THE RESEARCH PROCESS……………………………………………….20
3.1. PLANNING RESEARCH………………………………………………………………………………..20
3.2. RESEARCH DESIGN………………………………………………………………………………………30
3.3. DATA COLLECTION………………………………………………………………………………………44
3.4. DATA ANALYSIS……………………………………………………………………………………………53
3.5. WRITING, PRESENTING & DISSEMINATING RESEARCH………………………..59
 
RECOMMENDED READINGS……………………………………………………………………………………….73
RECOMMENDED ONLINE RESOURCES……………………………………………………………………..74
Appendix 1: ESSENTIALS OF GOOD QUALITY RESEARCH……………………………..75
Appendix 2: HOW TO WRITE A GOOD RESEARCH PROPOSAL?……………………81
Appendix 3: GUIDELINES FOR WRITING RESEARCH……………………………………….85

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