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Friday, August 31, 2012
Causality, RCTs and Impact Evaluations
Early August 2012 I was briefly in Congo (slightly more here). One reason for this was to give a presentation to the development community in Bukavu about conducting evaluations. The presentation deals with, among others:
Why RCT's are so important to get at causality;
The limitations of RCTs;
Alternatives to RCTs;
Techniques to get at sensitive questions.
The slides are not technical. They are also not very clear on their own because I prefer to write little on slides when giving presentations. The plan was to add more info before posting them, but I haven't had the time yet. So with the idea that something is better then nothing, here we go (you have to scroll down a bit):