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Table 3 Sustainable Earth Paper

From: The practice of climate change policy evaluations in the European Union and its member states: results from a meta-analysis

  EU total GER AUT UK GRE FRA CZ
General Statistics
 Total No. of reports 70 59 8 64 20 10 5
Origin
 Year of publication
  2010 4 3 0 1 1 0 0
  2011 4 7 0 8 0 0 0
  2012 10 15 0 11 1 0 1
  2013 8 4 1 9 4 4 1
  2014 14 17 4 9 7 1 1
  2015 21 12 1 17 4 2 1
  2016 9 1 2 9 3 3 1
Affiliation of authors
  Government body 47 14 3 14 5 2 2
  Official, but independent advisory/scrutiny body 0 7 0 11 0 3 1
  Parliamentary Committee 1 0 0 8 0 0 0
  Commercial Consultancy 17 2 2 13 0 4 1
  University/research institute 31 37 4 24 15 0 1
  NGO 0 3 1 1 0 1 0
  International organisation 0 0 2 1 0 1 1
  Industry group/trade association 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Commissioned by
  Government body 66 26 5 29 7 7 4
  Official, but independent scrutiny/advisory body 3 6 0 1 0 1 0
  Parliamentary Committee 0 0 0 11 0 0 0
  vInternational organisation 1 0 2 0 6 2 1
  Industry groups/trade association 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  NGO 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
  Other 1 26 1 22 0 0 0
Sectors
 Sectors
  Cross-sectoral 30 8 5 10 0 5 3
  Energy 29 53 6 49 20 9 5
  Industry/Industrial Processes 20 14 6 0 1 6 4
  Transport 16 12 6 5 2 6 1
  Agriculture 1 2 5 0 1 5 1
  LULUCF/Forestry 0 0 5 0 0 4 0
  Waste 1 0 4 0 1 5 1
Methods
 Type of Evaluation
  Reflexive 0 0 2 11 10 6 3
  Non-reflexive 70 59 6 53 10 4 2
Evaluation method
 Cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, extended cost-benefit analysis, multi-criteria analysis, (financial) feasibility analysis, risk analysis 7 11 1 17 5 0 3
 Modelling, regression analysis, time series analysis 41 35 0 3 7 2 0
 Public opinion polls, user surveys, stakeholder analysis, (political feasibility assessment, expert interviews 17 17 0 33 9 7 2
 Social experimentation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
 Documentary analysis 55 9 7 50 19 9 4
 Not specified/unclear 2 4 0 0 0 0 0
Evaluation criteria
 Effectiveness and goal attainment 68 38 8 51 14 10 5
 Efficiency 20 7 0 20 3 0 0
 Cost-effectiveness 35 13 0 16 8 0 2
 Legality/legal acceptability 30 0 2 6 8 0 2
 Co-ordination with other policies 10 7 5 14 3 0 1
 Legitimacy 1 1 2 10 8 0 1
 Fairness 1 9 0 17 6 0 0
 Other 9 14 0 9 1 0 0
Political Recommendations made?
 Yes 5 34 5 36 14 7 3
 No 65 25 3 28 6 3 2