On 23 April 2018, 3ie and IFAD are hosting an event on financial services for the poor and rural finance. IFAD will showcase their rural finance programming and impact evaluations work. Seven 3ie-funded researchers will present their replication analyses of influential impact evaluations. The day will conclude with a panel of international donors and organization discussing research transparency practices and the quality of the evidence around financial services for the poor.
CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia is organising a 3-day introductory course on Measurement and Survey Design. This course uses an array of pedagogical tools including lectures, case studies and experiential exercises to increase participants’ understanding of the process of designing and implementing effective survey questionnaires that yield high-quality data. The course is specifically intended for researchers, M&E professionals and other individuals looking to build and/or refresh their knowledge of fundamental skills for collecting primary quantitative data.