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The impact of WBI activities, FY01-02, on participants from Brazil: a baseline assessment (English)

This study attempts to answer questions on the nature and causes of WBI's training relevance, effectiveness, utilization and influence for Brazilian participants during the fiscal years FY01 - FY02. Data to answer these questions were collected from a survey of 300 participants and in-depth, focus group interviews held in Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza. The adjusted response rate for the survey was 52 percent. Descriptive statistics and a set of two-stage regression models were used to analyze the data and answer the research questions. Data from the focus groups was content analyzed and used in tandem with the survey data to help answer the research questions.


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    Eckert,William, Monchuk,Louise Victoria, Moreira De Sousa,Graca Maria

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    The impact of WBI activities, FY01-02, on participants from Brazil: a baseline assessment

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Eckert,William Monchuk,Louise Victoria Moreira De Sousa,Graca Maria

The impact of WBI activities, FY01-02, on participants from Brazil: a baseline assessment (English). WBI evaluation studies ; no. EG04-82 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.