World Development, the leading academic journal of development studies has published an Inaugural Symposium on RCTs in Development and Poverty Alleviation
under the leadership of its editor Arun Agarwal, to recognize the work and contributions of the joint winners of the 2019 Nobel prize for Economics - Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.
Interestingly, the Symposium wanted to capture diverse voices either in support…Continue
Added by SONAL ZAVERI on December 26, 2019 at 8:22 — No Comments
Dear Gender and Evaluation members,
I am glad to share with you the abstract below, to engage the discussion with you about evaluations made by activist organisations, and eventually feminist organisations. The full article is so far only available in French. If you want to have a look, please contact me. Looking forward to read your reactions!
When and to what extent can activist organisation reports be considered as evaluations?
Added by Marc Tevini on December 12, 2019 at 22:00 — No Comments
For a long time, I have been thinking about joining some courses or workshops on Outcome Harvesting, as implementing one to three-year projects it becomes difficult to write about the impact and people tend to hover around activities while reporting. Thus when I came to know about the workshop in New Delhi focused on the Outcome Harvesting by the ISST, I applied quickly and got selected too. When I reached the venue I met one of the CSO heads from Bihar. I…Continue
Added by Anand Shukla on December 11, 2019 at 14:30 — No Comments
It’s early morning in Minneapolis and the third day of the educational programme of the AEA 2019 is about to begin. A rather large group of people has gathered to be guided through Mixed methods in evaluation by Donna Mertens, whose multiple affiliations include the former editor of Journal on Mixed Methods Research and the past president of the…Continue