Economics Research Institute Study Paper
Utah State University Department of Economics
A survey of extension administrators, department heads, and extension specialists was conducted to detennine the best methods for evaluating the perfonnance of extension economists. The results demonstrate how the groups surveyed view the relative importance of the various roles played by extension economists as well as the importance of specific attributes within each role. While all three groups agree on the most important roles and attributes, important differences exist among the groups about the relative importance of certain activities.
Ward, Ruby A.; Bailey, DeeVon; and Godfrey, E. Bruce, "Importance of Various Roles and Evaluation Methods of Extension Economists as Viewed by Extension Administrators, Department Heads, and Specialists" (2004). Economic Research Institute Study Papers. Paper 279.