David de Ferranti

David de Ferranti
Designation: Director and Head of the Washington, DC Office
David de Ferranti oversees the work of 3ie’s Washington DC office, the Strategic Communication office and is a member of 3ie’s senior management team. He provides strategic advice and direction, leads initiatives on business development and partnerships, and contributes to 3ie’s evaluation programmes and other technical work.

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Where next in the quest for better evidence — after this year's picks for the Nobel Prize in Economics

The buzz around this year’s Nobel Prize picks in economics continues to stimulate discussion, not least on “where next in the quest for better evidence?” The groundbreaking research by Laureates David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens has substantially improved our ability to answer key causal questions with great benefits to society. But much more needs to be done to get from conceptual advances to improved practice in evidence-informed decision-making by policymakers and program designers around the globe.