Presentations

3ie London Evidence Week, 13-17 October 2014 in London, UK

13 October: What's working and where: findings from selected 3ie-studies

No Margin, No Mission? Motivating Community-Based Health Service (926.7 KB)
Oriana Bandiera, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science

Free Access Child Care, Labor Supply, and Child Development (435.3 KB)
Orazio Attanasio, Professor, Department of Economics, UCL & Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies

Feeding programmes for young children: their effectiveness, why and how (2.4 MB)
Elizabeth Kristjansson, Associate Professor in the School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

What evidence do we have on TVET in low- and middle-income countries? (1.3 MB)
Janice Tripney, Lecturer in Social Policy, Institute of Education

Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: A Systematic Review (885.4 KB)
Hannah Kuper, Co-director of International Centre for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The Northern Ghana Millennium village impact evaluation (1.8 MB)
Edoardo Masset,Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

14 October: The inaugural 3ie Howard White lecture: Fieldwork is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see

Fieldwork is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see. And other reflections (1.7 MB)
Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie

15 October: Improving Lives through Better Evidence Colloquium

An acknowledgement of the contribution of Howard White to international development

Session 1: Evidence for decision making

Changing education with evidence-based research: the case of China and lessons for developing countries (4.9 MB)
Scott Rozelle, Helen F. Farnsworth Senior Fellow and co-director of the Rural Education Action Program, Stanford University, USA

Aid effectiveness agenda – evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence? (211.9 KB)
Masumi Owa, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, UK

Evaluating the evaluator (542.3 KB)
Miguel Székely, Director, Center for Education and Social Studies, Mexico

Session 2: Evidence for pro-poor growth and economic development

Growth versus distribution: revisiting the trade-off (1.3 MB)
Kunal Sen, Professor of Development Economics and Policy, University of Manchester, UK

Inequality, pro-poor growth and development policy (479.6 KB)
Edward Anderson, Lecturer, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK

Who counts? Challenges and biases in defining households in poverty research (5.0 MB)
Carlos Oya, Reader in the Political Economy of Development, School of Oriental and African Studies, UK

The welfare impact of market-based reform in public utilities: the case of telecommunications in Egypt (6.0 MB)
Amirah El-Haddad, Associate Professor of Economics Cairo University and the American University in Cairo, Egypt

Session 3: Evidence for equitable social development

Economic impacts of conditional cash transfers: evidence from a systematic review (319.9 KB)
Naila Kabeer, Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Measuring women’s empowerment in rural India using vignettes (437.3 KB)
Edoardo Masset, Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, UK

Session 4: Getting evidence into policy

Who cares about development outcomes? Market failures and the role of the evaluation function (935.3 KB)
Marie Gaarder, Manager, Public Sector Evaluations, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank, USA

The future of aid: building knowledge collectively (511.5 KB)
Ruth Levine, Global Development and Population Programme Director, Hewlett Foundation

16 October: Farmer field schools: from agricultural extension to adult education 

Findings from a global systematic review of 500 studies

Farmer field schools: findings from a systematic review of 500 studies (1.6 MB)
Hugh Waddington, Senior Evaluation Specialist, 3ie

16 October and 17 October: Workshop on using impact evaluation for better programmes and better lives

Impact evaluation: an introduction (937.3 KB)
Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie

Using impact evaluation to take projects that affect thousands of children and try to change the lives of millions (10.9 MB)
Scott Rozelle, Helen F. Farnsworth Senior Fellow and co-director of the Rural Education Action Program, Stanford University, USA

Developing a theory of change (1018.3 KB)
Howard White
, Executive Director, 3ie

Non-experimental approaches: PSM, IV and RDD (1.7 MB)
Howard White
, Executive Director, 3ie

Randomized control trials (734.0 KB)
Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie

Self-help groups and women’s subjective well-being in India (185.9 KB)
Martina Vojtkova, Evaluation Specialist, 3ie

Oxfam GB’s global performance framework: Capturing and communicating our effectiveness (2.2 MB)
Claire Hutchings, Global Adviser Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, Oxfam GB

The role of mixed methods (1.7 MB)
Howard White
, Executive Director, 3ie

Data requirements, timeline, budget and management of impact evaluations (486.9 KB)
Howard White
, Executive Director, 3ie

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