Evaluating Consumer Protection Laws: II. Promising Methods

LYNN W. PHILLIPS*, BOBBY J. CALDER

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Abstract

Three quasi‐experimental research designs which promise the possibility of yielding strong conclusions about the effects of consumer protection initiatives are reviewed. The threats to internal validity which face these designs are described and illustrated with specific studies. The broader implications of evaluation research for consumer protection are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-36
Number of pages28
JournalJournal of Consumer Affairs
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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