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France, the guarantor model and the institutionalisation of evaluation

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  • Philippe Larédo
  • Philippe Mustar
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    The French evaluation scene highlights a particular configuration — the guarantor model. Historically, evaluation has played a major role in the recruitment and careers of researchers, and, since the 1960s, advisory committees have been responsible for evaluating the French R&D situation and policy. At the beginning of the 1980s two independent bodies — CNE and CNER — were given the responsibility of systematically and periodically evaluating all French research operators — research institutions, national programmes and agencies, universities, and ‘procedures’ (such as the research tax credit). The review of their first years of experience highlights three lessons: they were able to produce credible evaluations (a key issue for such exercises), they have had significant effects, both direct and indirect, on research operators, but the question of the uptake of their results at the policy level remains open. Copyright , Beech Tree Publishing.

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    Article provided by Oxford University Press in its journal Research Evaluation.

    Volume (Year): 5 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 11-21

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    Handle: RePEc:oup:rseval:v:5:y:1995:i:1:p:11-21

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    1. Georghiou, Luke & Roessner, David, 2000. "Evaluating technology programs: tools and methods," Research Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 29(4-5), pages 657-678, April.
    2. Laredo, Philippe, 1998. "The networks promoted by the framework programme and the questions they raise about its formulation and implementation," Research Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(6), pages 589-598, September.

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