Evaluating portfolio interventions

Programme of work

Evaluating complex interventions

Principal investigator(s)

Edoardo Masset

Host institution

Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning

Project type

Conceptual paper


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Research question

This study will explore and propose methods for disentangling the impacts of complex interventions and for assessing the impact of interactions across components. The authors will review novel and promising methods and will provide examples of how these methods can be applied.

Research design

The methods considered can be at the design stage, such as the use of factorial experiments; at the analysis stage, such as regression analysis with interactions; or may include the combined use of quantitative and qualitative methods.

Data source

Not applicable

Policy relevance

The paper will provide guidance and recommendations for evaluations of complex interventions.