Institution: Matrix Knowledge Group
Full reference: Marsh, K., MacKay, S., Morton, D., Parry, W., Bertranou, E., Sarmah, R., (2010). Understanding the drivers of engagement in culture and sport: Summary report. London: dcms
One of three strands in the CASE review, this is a report of the analysis of Taking Part and the development and use of the CASE engagement simulation model
The analysis here presents key background factors that predict engagement. They include:
The report also presents v.1.0 of a new computer model that simulates patterns of engagement in the population. This model will be accessible via DCMS for those wishing to run scenarios for business cases or policy option appraisal.
The objective was to answer the question: What drives engagement in culture and sport?
The statistical analysis and simulation modelling draws on the available survey and administrative data. The work points to a number of important research projects to improve the evidence base available to inform the development of policies to increase engagement in culture and sport.
Given gaps in the current survey and administrative data, a simulation model was constructed to support policy makers, drawing on a wider range of evidence to predict:
The technical report and appendices present a detailed technical description of the analysis covered in the equivalent summary paper, including all references and a depth literature review.