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David Evans
Development economist tweeting about education, health, social protection, impact evaluation, & African lit. Tukopamoja = We Are Together in Kiswahili
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David Evans 2h
Sitting in Kigali, Rwanda. Just submitted a Revise & Resubmit for a paper on health in Nigeria.
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World Bank Africa Jul 21
Does paying children to read really work? The answer in the latest blog by our economist
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David Evans 9h
I look forward to the results!
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David Evans 9h
There may be optimal amt of student assessment. That some hi-income countries exceed it ≠ lo-income countries wouldn't benefit from more
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David Evans 10h
Impact evaluation often focuses on average effects. Here's a toolkit with examples for going beyond
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David Evans 11h
Student assessments can be useful. But not if they're low quality, and many are. by
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David Evans 12h
Can training move women to traditionally male-dominated sectors? This one did. by & Holla
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David Evans 17h
Product differentiation on the streets of
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David Evans Jul 25
Useful thread on Michael Kremer's master lecture on behavioral economics and development starts HERE
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David Evans Jul 25
Replying to @fp2p
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David Evans Jul 25
Fredo or Michael? How parents play favorites among siblings & what it means for develop't by & Abu-Jawdeh
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Brendan J Rigby Jul 20
What a new preschool study tells us about early child education – and about impact evaluation via
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David McKenzie Jul 24
A new answer to why developing country firms are so small, and how cellphones solve this problem
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Markus Goldstein Jul 20
Math can be fun! discusses work on preschool games and ephemeral math gains in India:
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Signe-Mary McKernan Jul 22
Interesting: Type your possible titles as search terms into Google Scholar or subject-specific databases and see what existing work comes up
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Rachel Glennerster Jul 22
A few more development economists, some rel new to
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David Evans Jul 24
Was your intervention significant? shows how control variables affect it & how to test robustness
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Dina D. Pomeranz Jul 22
International tourist visits in Africa have more than tripled since 1995
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Banco Mundial Jul 23
¿Cómo pueden maestros fomentar el desarrollo de habilidades socioemocionales?
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