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Quantitative Research
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Quantitative Research and Qualitative Appraisals
Empowering Communications possesses extensive experience in conducting needs assessments and feasibility studies and in producing evaluative studies of on-going projects. Evaluations have been produced for organizations such as the USAID, the U.S. State Department, the Merck Company, the Merck Company Foundation, the Pan American Health Organization, the Voice of America, the Institute for Media Development and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Gregory Pirio has been involved in extensive collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data based on surveys of target groups, field-testing, focus groups and personal interviews. Dr. Pirio has also employed various methodologies in evaluating a broad range of topics, including education, professional training, health, health communications, conflict resolution, and media interventions. These methodologies include needs assessment, impact assessment, market and cost analysis, sustainability measurement, research and development of product design, and institutional and technological capacity analysis.


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