3ie Public Lecture: What evidence based development has to learn from evidence based medicine? What we have learned from 3ie’s experience in evidence based development

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Speaker: Chris Whitty, LSHTM & DFID Speaker: Howard White, 3ie Date and time: 15 April 2013, 5.30 - 7.00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre A&B, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK Evidence-based medicine has resulted in better medical practices saving hundreds of thousands of lives across the ...

Special Issue on Systematic Reviews – J. of Development Effectiveness

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Volume 4, Issue 3, 2012 Why do we care about evidence synthesis? An introduction to the special issue on systematic reviews Howard White & Hugh Waddington pages 351-358 Download full text How to do a good systematic review of effects in international development: a tool kit Hugh Waddington, Howard White, Birte Snilstveit, Jorge Garcia ...

Addressing attribution of cause and effect in small n impact evaluations: towards an integrated framework

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Howard White and Daniel Phillips,  International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, Working Paper 15, May 2012 Available as MSWord doc Abstract With the results agenda in the ascendancy in the development community, there is an increasing need to demonstrate that development spending makes a difference, that it has an impact. This requirement to ...

BEHIND THE SCENES: MANAGING AND CONDUCTING LARGE SCALE IMPACT EVALUATIONS IN COLOMBIA

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

by Bertha Briceño, Water and Sanitation Program, World Bank; Laura Cuesta, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Orazio Attanasio, University College London December 2011, 3ie Working Paper 14, available as pdf "Abstract: As more resources are being allocated to impact evaluation of development programs,the need to map out the utilization and influence of evaluations has ...

3ie’s proposes a Commitment to Evaluation Indicator (c2e)

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) -Terms of Reference for a Research Consultancy– White paper for the Commitment to Evaluation Indicator "Background: Experience to date shows that the use of evidence by donors and governments when designing and adopting development programmes remains sporadic. There are many examples where a programme was ...

A CAN OF WORMS? IMPLICATIONS OF RIGOROUS IMPACT EVALUATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Eric Roetman,  International Child Support,  Email: eric.roetman@ic s.nl 3ie Working Paper 11, March 2011 Found courtesy of  @txtpablo Abstract "Development agencies are under great pressure to show results and evaluate the impact of projects and programmes. This paper highlights the practical and ethical dilemmas of conducting impact evaluations for NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations). ...

Randomised controlled trials, mixed methods and policy influence in international development – Symposium

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Thinking out of the black box. A 3ie-LIDC Symposium Date: 17:30 to 19:30 Monday, May 23rd 2011 Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT Professor Nancy Cartwright, Professor of Philosophy, London School of Economics Professor Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie Chair: Professor Jeff Waage, ...

Sound expectations: from impact evaluations to policy change

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

3ie Working paper # 12, 2011, by Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) Emails: vweyrauch@cippec.org, gdiazlangou@cippec.org Abstract "This paper outlines a comprehensive and flexible analytical conceptual framework to be used in the production of a case study series. The cases are expected to identify factors that ...

AusAID-DFID-3ie call for Systematic Reviews

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) have just launched a joint call for proposals for systematic reviews to strengthen the international community’s capacity for evidence-based policy making. AusAID, DFID and 3ie ...