Over at Future Development a gently cantankerous Jishnu Das takes on the big numbers politicians use and their insidious effects...will all research become fake news?      Trying to figure out…

Markus Goldstein |

And here are the weekly links for your Friday the thirteenth: Don't be afraid, we're just hiring:   DIME is looking for a field coordinator based in Peru, and two research assistants…

Markus Goldstein |

Sylvain Chabé-Ferret from the Toulouse School of Economics takes stock in The Empirical Revolution in Economics: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead. He proposes 8 knowledge achievements of the…

David Evans |

In the journal Epidemics, McCormick et al. (2017) consider the static and dynamic displacement effects of behavior change interventions for HIV prevention.

Berk Ozler |

Guest post by Arthur Alik-Lagrange and Lea Rouanet
Impact evaluations of interventions aiming at reducing intra-partner and sexual and gender-based violence (IPV-SGBV) have mostly failed at…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

I was recently at the Novafrica conference in Lisbon, where one of the keynote talks was given by Stefan Dercon. He based it around a newly released short book he has written with Daniel Clarke,…

David McKenzie |

When state institutions find it a challenge to deliver services in under-resourced areas, its common for policy makers to consider leveraging existing local non-state capacity to help. This…

Jed Friedman |