Updates, learning and reflections about CEDIL-funded work and about development evaluation and impact more generally.
Alan de Brauw discusses the findings of experiments to catalyse the enrolment and use of mobile money as a way to increase financial access in areas of Ethiopia with large refugee populations.Read more
Formalising theories of change as Bayesian causal models and eliciting expert priors over model parameters
Matt Juden shares learning from working with evaluation teams to apply new approaches to eliciting prior beliefs over relationships in a causal model.Read more
Calum Davey and Matt Juden discuss how an experimental Bayesian method can be used in re-analysis of a nutrition-sensitive agriculture intervention.Read more
When schools teach pupils in their mother tongues, it helps their reading in their own languages and may also improve their reading in other languages. A CEDIL-funded systematic review explored the impact of language of instruction policies on literacy outcomes.Read more
May Adra and Sawsan Abdulrahim share insights from a participatory action research study with women migrant domestic workers in LebanonRead more
What have we learned about applying innovative methods to examine complex, development-related questions? Join us for the final CEDIL conference between 21 and 24 February 2023 to unpack this question and reflect with researchers, practitioners, and decision-makers.Read more