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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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Aaron Sojourner 8h
Investments in infants via home-visiting program in 1930s Denmark still paying dividends in better health today: new evidence
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David McKenzie Sep 21
Our paper on better business training is free to download for next 2 weeks with no log in needed:
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World Bank Research 22h
TOMORROW at 4:00 PM! World Report 2018: Learning to Realize 's Promise.
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Agha Ali Akram Sep 18
Excellent guidance on field research from Chris Udry. Number 2 and 3 critical. h/t
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IPA Sep 22
In links: Ugandan students in RCT viewing "Queen of Katwe" passed exams at higher rates (via )
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Gaby S Sep 20
Have you ever been inspired by a movie? It turns out that movies can help students do better on tests!
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David Evans 13h
Replying to @iancdavieseval
Definite downsides to that
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David Evans 13h
Replying to @krisgulati
There are definite downsides to student evaluations But interesting to look deeper at this.
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David Evans 14h
3 tips to reduce attrition in field experiments, from
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Berk Özler 17h
Today in Development Impact: Dealing with attrition in field experiments. via
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David Evans 17h
Replying to @hlanthorn @mosenkis
Not soon. Tough movie to make and to sell.
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Brookings Global Sep 18
. shares ’s 3 tips for effectively communicating research results to policymakers:
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David Evans Sep 24
Replying to @mosenkis
If you've read those, then try Igoni's Blackass. Hilarious.
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David Evans Sep 24
Replying to @mosenkis
Read Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah. (Glad you liked it!)
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David Evans Sep 24
If you haven't read Homegoing yet, look at Jeff's thread, then go read it.
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David Evans Sep 24
Exactly. Non-anonymizing puts all the risk on junior / less-famous authors
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David Evans Sep 24
Replying to @KiraboJackson @Yyannu
Interesting question: Why would the CLASS predict but not the demo lesson? (author of the work), any thoughts?
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David Evans Sep 24
Replying to @KiraboJackson
This paper focuses on a test and a demo lesson. Interestingly, even the demo lesson is not correlated with value added.
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David Evans Sep 24
Replying to @KiraboJackson
You're right. The CLASS score of practicing teachers was associated with better learning.
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Nanlesta Pilgrim Sep 24
Great refs as non-qualitative often do more FGDs/IDIs than necessary. Should be required reading for some.
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