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As part of our mandate as a knowledge producer and translator for our main audiences, we maintain a range of free online publication series: briefs, impact evaluation reports, systematic review technical and summary reports, replication papers, evidence gap map reports, scoping, and working papers.

Latest publications

Latest publications

Weaving through generations: Productivity and women's autonomy in family-owned businesses in rural India

Learning summary Brief 3ie PDF icon 2024  
The authors of this brief summarize the analysis of an ongoing 3ie mixed-methods study that aims to provide insights into the workings of family-owned weaving businesses and understand their economic or commercial productivity when multiple or single generations are involved. This brief is a part of the Swashakt Evidence Program, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Land-use change and forestry programmes in low- and middle-income countries: an evidence gap map update

Evidence gap map 3ie PDF icon 2024  
The authors of this report map the latest impact evaluations and systematic reviews of interventions on land-use change and forestry programmes. This work was commissioned by UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Mapping the evidence on interventions to address climate and biodiversity crises in low- and middle-income countries: a framework proposal

Working paper 3ie PDF icon 2024  
The authors of this paper have proposed a framework that categorises existing interventions and outcomes in climate change and biodiversity programming in L&MICs and is intended to serve as a comprehensive basis for an Evidence Gap Map of interventions in the climate and biodiversity sectors. This work was commissioned by UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Half-time for SDG Evidence Generation: Insights from the Development Evidence Portal

Working paper 3ie PDF icon 2023  

The authors of this working paper provide an overview of effectiveness evidence across the 17 Sustainable Development Goals using data from 3ie's Development Evidence Portal.

Can vocational training and apprenticeships programs change migration intentions and behavior?

Systematic review Brief 3ie PDF icon 2023  
Irregular migration harms many people worldwide, and millions of dollars are invested globally each year to address the root causes. The authors of this brief summarize the findings of a systematic review on the effects of classroom-based and on-the-job skills training interventions on migration-related outcomes.

Addressing root causes and drivers of irregular migration: an evidence gap map

Evidence gap map Brief 3ie PDF icon 2023  
The brief is based on the evidence gap map of interventions that aim to address the root causes of irregular migration in low- and middle-income countries. This map was commissioned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through USAID’s project, Addressing the Root Causes of Irregular Migration in Guatemala.

Systematic Review on the Effect of Skills-Based Active Labor Market Interventions on Migration Outcomes

Systematic review 3ie PDF icon 2023  
The authors of this systematic review assess the effects of skill-based active labor market interventions on migration outcomes. This study was commissioned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through USAID’s project, Addressing the Root Causes of Irregular Migration in Guatemala.

Addressing Root Causes and Drivers of Irregular Migration: An Evidence Gap Map

Evidence gap map 3ie PDF icon 2023  
The authors of the report systematically describe the available evidence on interventions that address the root causes of irregular migration in low- and middle-income countries. This map was commissioned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through USAID’s project, Addressing the Root Causes of Irregular Migration in Guatemala.

Understanding NRLM’s Impact on Livelihoods and Social Outcomes: A Unifying Framework

Working paper 3ie PDF icon 2023  
This paper presents a unifying framework for understanding the impact of India’s National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) on livelihoods and social outcomes. It derives key insight from the literature on economic growth. This paper is part of our ongoing Rural India Livelihoods Program supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Interventions to reverse democratic backsliding need to be more context-aware

Learning summary Brief 3ie PDF icon 2023  
The authors of this brief present findings of a rapid evidence assessment on the effects of democracy and freedom interventions in democratic backsliding contexts. This brief was commissioned by the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).