Last weekend, I attended a conference, titled “Innovations for Shared Prosperity” at Stanford University, jointly organized by, among others, the Golub Capital Social Impact Lab and Microsoft…

Berk Özler |

When you have to redo your literature review for a “revise and resubmit, ” you know two things: first, the publishing process in economics is slow, and second, the evidence is accumulating fast in…

Berk Özler |

Enumerators play a crucial role in the success of field-based impact evaluations. Despite the central role they play in the research process, enumerators are rarely in the spotlight. We recently …

Florence Kondylis, Roshni Khincha, Lysca Uwamariya, Leonardo Viotti |

How to do Implicit Association Test? Implicit Association Tests (IATs) are being increasingly used in applied micro papers. While IATs can be found off-the-shelf, designing your own IAT may allow…

Florence Kondylis, Luiza Andrade, Arianna Legovini, Kate Vyborny, Astrid Zwager |

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about a new approach to measuring within household decision making.   Continuing in that vein, I was recently reading a paper (ungated version here) by Almas,…

Markus Goldstein |

"In 2016, 61 million children of primary school age...were not in school, along with 202 million children of secondary school age." That's a tragic number, and it's also a…

David Evans, Fei Yuan |

Photo: Khasar Sandag / World Bank [[tweetable]]Our world is very different than our grandparent’s.[[/tweetable]] In 1950, there were about 2.5 billion people; today, there are more than 7 billion…

Christopher Thomas |

How much does financing matter for education? The Education Commission argued that to achieve access and quality education “will require total spending on education to rise steadily from $1.2…

David Evans |