The Development Evidence Portal

The Development Evidence Portal (DEP) is the world’s largest database of impact evaluations and systematic reviews on interventions to improve lives in low- and middle-income countries. It is updated monthly and contains more than 10,000 impact evaluations, systematic reviews and evidence gap maps. The DEP provides advanced searching capabilities and a rich set of options for filtering studies to help you find the evidence you need.

Using Mixed Methods to Strengthen Process and Impact Evaluation
Using mixed methods to strengthen process and impact evaluation

As necessary as conventional quantitative methods might be, the importance of adopting a mixed-methods approach in order to understand and answer complex development questions cannot be overemphasized. This blog 3ie Senior Research Fellow Michael Bamberger offers detailed guidance on how to design, implement and utilize mixed-methods evaluations.

Three ways theories of change are helping evaluate a complex initiative to improve waste pickers’ lives
Three ways theories of change are helping evaluate a complex initiative to improve waste pickers’ lives

In Bengaluru, India, 3ie is evaluating an initiative that adopts an innovative ‘Collective Impact’ approach to improving the lives of informal waste pickers. The initiative, just like the problems it looks to address, is complex. This blog explains how theories of change are helping us navigate this complexity as we evaluate if and how multiple interventions working in tandem make a difference.

Quantitative Research Assistant Consultants (remote)

Posted on: 3 June 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is recruiting Quantitative Research Assistant Consultants to support various projects of our Synthesis and Reviews Office, including evidence gap maps, systematic reviews, and rapid evidence assessments. Key responsibilities include supporting systematic search and screening processes, extracting data from studies, including quantitative data, and data analysis. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Senior Business Development Associate

Posted on: 22 April 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is inviting applications for a senior associate to support business development efforts. Key responsibilities will include supporting the development of competitive proposals, strengthening the business development knowledge base, and contributing to research and project management as needed. This is a remote-work position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Research Assistant

Posted on: 22 April 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is inviting applications for research assistants to support grant management, impact evaluations and systematic review, evidence map and other evidence programs. Key responsibilities may include contributing to all aspects of evaluation research, such as literature reviews, data collection and analysis, and replication, among others. Research assistants also contribute to capacity building, stakeholder management, publications, and communication products and activities, along with grant administration, and implementation. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Research Associate

Posted on: 22 April 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is inviting applications for research associates to support research, project management and business development efforts. Key responsibilities may include designing and conducting research ranging from impact evaluations, scoping reports, portfolio reviews, and replication studies, among others. Research Associates also support project management including grant administration, budgets, work plans and donor reporting, in addition to supporting or leading business development efforts as needed. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 

Land tenure formalization and regularization activities in low-income countries

Other briefs 3ie 2022
 
This brief summarizes the findings of a rapid evidence assessment on land tenure formalization and regularization activities in low-and middle-income countries.

Do performance-based contract models perform?

Other briefs 3ie 2022
 
This brief summarizes findings from a rapid evidence assessment that synthesizes available rigorous impact evaluations of performance-based contracting in road construction in L&LMIC countries.

Incorporating process evaluation into impact evaluation: what, why and how

Working paper 3ie 2022
 
The authors of this paper lay down guidelines that can provide impact evaluators with tools and ideas on how to explore and add relevant elements of process evaluations to experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluation designs.

Understanding caste-based differences in self help groups: Evidence from India’s NRLM program

Working paper 3ie 2022
 
Authors of this paper analyze the caste-based differences in office bearer positions, participation and benefits received by women who are members of self-help groups under India’s National Rural Livelihoods Mission.

06 - 07
July 2022
Online

Call for papers: New methods for impact evaluations in conflict and humanitarian emergency settings research workshop

Workshop 06 - 07 July 2022 Online

International Security and Development Center (ISDC) invites submissions of research papers (including work in progress and working papers) for a workshop on new methods for rigorous impact evaluations of interventions in conflict and humanitarian emergency settings to be held in a hybrid format in Berlin on 6-7 July 2022. Priority will be given to interesting discussions of new data and quantitative methods for these settings, rather than findings.

30
June 2022
Online

Evidence Dialogues webinar: Community Engagement To Increase Immunization: What Have We Learnt?

Conference 30 June 2022 Online

This session included a brief presentation of findings, including qualitative and cost-effectiveness findings, from a new systematic review. A panel discussion will then highlight how policymakers and health sector specialists can translate these approaches into practice as they catalyze action to ensure all children get all the shots they need.

22 - 24
June 2022
Rome

Jobs, innovation and rural value chains in the context of climate transition: Bridging the gap between research and policy

Conference 22 - 24 June 2022 Rome IFAD is organizing an international conference on jobs, innovation and rural value chains in the context of climate transition. The event will take place at IFAD headquarters in Rome (Italy) on 22-24 June 2022.

Closing soon
10
July 2022

Consultant Research Assistant

Posted on: 27 June 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is looking for a Telugu-speaking Consultant Research Assistant residing in Andhra Pradesh or Telangana to support our women’s economic empowerment evidence program, Swashakt. Key responsibilities include accompanying and assisting the team during field visits, translating Telugu documents to English (and vice versa), and conducting IDIs, KIIs and FGDs in Telugu, among others. The deadline for applications is 10 July 2022.

Quantitative Research Assistant Consultants (remote)

Posted on: 3 June 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is recruiting Quantitative Research Assistant Consultants to support various projects of our Synthesis and Reviews Office, including evidence gap maps, systematic reviews, and rapid evidence assessments. Key responsibilities include supporting systematic search and screening processes, extracting data from studies, including quantitative data, and data analysis. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Consultant – Data Science and/or Machine Learning (Senior) Specialists for Evidence Synthesis (remote)

Posted on: 3 June 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is looking for one or more data science/machine learning experts to help improve the timeliness and efficiency of our synthesis projects, as well as develop an infrastructure of continuous evidence surveillance of the international development literature. We are open to hiring one person with all relevant skills or multiple people with specialized expertise for particular types of tasks. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.