RFP for research on transparency and accountability

November 16, 2011

Crossposting: The Transparency and Accountability Initiative is pleased to announce a request for submissions by research or evaluation institutions or consortia to develop a rigorous multi‐year research proposal on the impact of Transparency and Accountability  interventions. The aim is to fill critical gaps in our knowledge about Transparency and Accountability interventions and further our common […]

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EGAP VI: 4-5 November

October 4, 2011

The next meeting of the Experiments in Government and Politics network (EGAP) will be held at MIT on 4-5 November. EGAP now has a call for new members (see here)

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CAPERS VI: 18th November

October 4, 2011

The next meeting of the Contemporary African Political Economy Research Seminar (CAPERS) will be held at Columbia on November 18th. Watch out for more information. See here for more about CAPERS.

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EGAP Statement of Research Principles

July 2, 2011

Posted here

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Resource: Lecture notes on causal inference and experimentation from 2011 CSDS Workshop

May 24, 2011

See here

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18-20 May 2011 – Workshop on Field Experimentation in Political Economy

May 5, 2011

CSDS and the Harriman Institute will be co-sponsoring  a three-day training workshop on political economy experiments. The workshop, designed with an aim to provide training on the design, implementation, and analysis of field experiments to a group of visiting scholars, is also open to Columbia and NYU graduate students that are interested in this material.  […]

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April 2011: CAPERS

April 28, 2011

CAPERS V (The Contemporary African Political Economy Research Seminar) is on Saturday 30 April: More about CAPERS here and about this meeting here

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DRC design, instruments, and mock report.

March 8, 2011

To contribute to the hopefully growing trend of registering  research designs we have posted our design and instruments for the DRC post conflict development study (all 300 pages of it!). We have also published a “Mock Report” which reports results from a “mock” analysis of the data — we ran all of our major analyses […]

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