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January 15, 2020
Methods
Introduction E4A funds research to determine whether an intervention (e.g., policy, program, or practice) is likely to impact population health or health equity. When thinking about whether a study is designed to demonstrate the causal influence... Read more
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December 11, 2019
Methods
Introduction As discussed in our previous blog post, there are a variety of methods that can be used to identify causal impacts of policies, programs, or practices. One approach is instrument-based study designs. When using instrument-based... Read more
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November 20, 2019
Methods
Introduction E4A seeks to fund research that will support evidence-based decision-making in designing and implementing population health programs and policies. For research to be actionable, it needs to answer questions in ways that establish... Read more
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November 3, 2019
Methods
Welcome to the Evidence for Action Blog! Since Evidence for Action (E4A) launched in 2015, with more than 2000 Letters of Intent and over 100 Full Proposals reviewed, we have seen time and again that methodological issues– the approaches used to... Read more