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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||28|
|Journal||Journal of Consumer Affairs|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sociology and Political Science
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)