Bridging the Context Gap Through Comparative Research

Think Piece. Transparency & Accountability Initiative, 2014

6 Pages Posted: 27 Jun 2017

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Florencia Guerzovich

Independent

Steven Rosenzweig

Yale University, Department of Political Science

Date Written: April 1, 2014

Abstract

To make progress on the 'context matters' discussion, we need abandon 'magic bullets' while still learning from our collective experiences to improve practice A promising approach is through systematic comparative research across cases that can explore the interaction between interventions and contextual factors to understand how and why things worked (or did not).

Keywords: Comparative Research, Transparency, Accountability, Civil Society, Grantmaking, Context

Suggested Citation

Guerzovich, Maria F. and Rosenzweig, Steven, Bridging the Context Gap Through Comparative Research (April 1, 2014). Think Piece. Transparency & Accountability Initiative, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2992062

Steven Rosenzweig

Yale University, Department of Political Science ( email )

New Haven, CT 06520
United States

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