Making evidence accessible


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

Evaluation of secondary school teacher training under the School Sector Development Programme in Nepal

Impact evaluation 3ie 2021
Authors of this report estimate the impacts of teacher training programmes aimed at secondary school maths and science teachers on their subject knowledge, teaching practices and student test scores. These training programmes form a key component of the government's efforts to improve quality through the School Sector Development Programme. 

Do financial inclusion schemes empower women? Evidence on what works from India’s National Rural Livelihoods Project

Working paper Brief 3ie 2021
This brief is based on a working paper that provides empirical evidence in support of the hypothesis that providing women with access to large loans enhances their decision-making ability within the household.

What factors positively affect the adoption of agricultural technologies by smallholder farmers?

Other briefs 3ie 2021
Authors of this rapid response brief examine the evidence on the determinants of adoption of improved agricultural technologies by smallholder farmers. The findings are drawn from different evidence syntheses and meta-analyses, that include studies from across L&MICs.

Understanding India’s self-help groups: an organisational anatomy of functionality in a district in Madhya Pradesh

Working paper 3ie 2021
Authors of this working paper present findings of a qualitative research study on the functioning of women’s self-help groups in Madhya Pradesh.

Women’s economic status and son preference: empirical evidence from private school enrolment in India

Working paper 3ie 2021
Authors of this working paper provide evidence on the effect of improvements in women’s access to financial resources on gender inequalities in private schooling investments in rural India.

Using behavioural science to support latrine use in rural India: findings from behaviour change interventions in Bihar

Learning summary Brief 3ie 2021
Behavioural change interventions have the potential to sustain gains in latrine use. Authors of this brief summarise findings from cluster-randomised trials that assess the impact of behaviour change interventions on latrine use in Bihar.