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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
We know far too little about the effects of systems of child care outside of the formal sector. I'll be excited to see the results of this work.
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Jeffrey Paller 6h
ICYMI: [Last] Week in Africa:
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David Evans 6h
A recent study suggests that lower-tier publications hurt economists' reputations . This thread discusses how different kinds of publications can serve different purposes.
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David Evans 6h
Replying to @mosenkis
Indeed. A related phenomenon: the main reason I created a personal website was so that I could find my own research.
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David Evans 8h
There's been a lot of talk about the three-year impacts of 's program in . Here, the original researchers give their take. by & Shapiro, with a response by
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Prachi Singh Apr 14
Such an awesome thread!
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Jeffrey Bloem Apr 22
A brief review of how researchers estimate regressions with patient satisfaction as the outcome by relevant to to my work on "how much does the cardinal treatment of ordinal variables matter?"
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David Evans Apr 21
Corrected headline: World Bank economist lauds Uganda on "public debate around proposed new taxes, including that on social media usage." It's the debate being lauded, not the tax.
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David Evans Apr 21
Indiana Jones and the Forgotten Findings
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David Evans Apr 21
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Teach For All Apr 20
“A teacher’s job is not to teach - it’s to ensure everybody learns.” That’s a great responsibility and why they need ongoing support inside and outside the classroom.
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Kweku Opoku-Agyemang Apr 20
Development economics of education thread
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David Evans Apr 21
Replying to @tukopamoja
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David Evans Apr 21
Replying to @tukopamoja
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David Evans Apr 21
I am really enjoying 's twitter feed for interesting social science research on a wide range of topics.
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Signe-Mary McKernan Apr 20
“Using innovative and sophisticated empirical and theoretical techniques, he has provided policy advice that has already positively influenced the lives of over one million public school students.”
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David Evans Apr 21
Many thanks to for hosting me yesterday! Great, engaged seminar audience, and excellent set of meetings. I presented two papers on health in Nigeria. &
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Sebastian Bauhoff Apr 13
Important paper by esp given the increasing focus on patient satisfaction in LMICs. Implies that true satisfaction is even worse than currently measured? “Bias in patient satisfaction surveys: a threat to measuring healthcare quality” cc
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David Evans Apr 20
"Parag Pathak is clearly the researcher under age forty who has contributed most both to the general field of market design, and, in addition, to what has been its most important application in the last decade or so, that of education policy."
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John B. Holbein Apr 19
TFW you find a paper you've already tweeted, but it's just so amazing that you have to tweet about it again. RCT shows that treating depressed mothers leads to persistent (7+ yr) ⬆️s in financial empowerment & investments in kids (daughters especially).
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