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Methodology Notes

TechNotes

These are a selection of Technical Notes designed to assist students and researchers to understand common methodological issues.  Those currently published by PRA are designated; many of these are updated from technical notes originally published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research.

  • History of survey research 
  • Why is 1000 enough? When is 1000 not enough?
  • Primer on polling
  • Focus groups
  • The in-depth interview

 

Workshops

These are .pdf versions of workshops delivered in the last several years.  The PowerPoint versions typically have more explanation and documentation in the Notes fields and are available on request.

  • Attribution in evaluation