Inception Papers

Research Uptake in Policymaking: From Papers to Policy

CEDIL Inception Paper 14 Authors: Brown J, Cartridge R, Davies S, Ul Hassan E, Hsia C, Lal T, Mackison D, Menon R, Moratti M, Murunga…
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Stakeholder Engagement for Development Impact Evaluation and Evidence Synthesis

CEDIL Inception Paper 3 Authors: Oliver S, Roche C, Stewart R, Bangpan M, Dickson K, Pells K, Cartwright N, Hargreaves J, Gough D This paper investigates…
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Designing evaluations to provide evidence to inform action in new settings

CEDIL Inception Paper 2 Authors: Davey C, Hargreaves J, Hassan S, Cartwright N, Humphreys M, Masset E, Prost A, Gough D, Oliver S, Bonell C Policy…
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Evidence and gap map of studies assessing the effectiveness of interventions for people with disabilities

CEDIL Inception Paper 12 Authors: White H, Saran A, Kuper H This report summarises findings from an evidence and gap map (EGM) commissioned by the Department…
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Causal chain analysis in systematic reviews of international development interventions

CEDIL Inception Paper 4 Authors: Kneale D, Thomas J, Bangpan M, Waddington H, Gough D Understanding the extent to which an intervention ‘works’ can provide compelling…
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Mixing and Matching: Using Qualitative Methods to Improve Quantitative Impact Evaluations (IEs) and Systematic Reviews (SRs) of Development Outcomes

CEDIL Inception Paper 5 Authors: Jimenez E, Waddington H, Goel N, Prost A, Pullin A, White H, Lahiri S, Narain A, Bhatia R Recent books about…
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Using data differently and using different data

CEDIL Inception Paper 8 Authors: Almas, A, Attanasio, O,  Jalan, J, Oteiza, F, Vigneri, M The lack of adequate measures to capture relevant factors, and…
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Representing Theories Of Change: Technical Challenges With Evaluation Consequences

CEDIL Inception Paper 15 Author: Dr Rick Davies, Evaluation Consultant This paper looks at the technical issues associated with the representation of Theories of Change and…
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Effectiveness of transportation in LMICs - An Evidence and Gap Map

CEDIL Inception Paper 13 The final paper will be available on the website towards the end of 2019 List of authors: TBC The map will…
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Access to Justice for the Poor and Disadvantaged in LMICs - An Evidence and Gap Map

CEDIL Inception Paper 11 The final paper will be available on the website towards the end of 2019 List of authors: White H, Saran A,…
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Economics and Epidemiology: Two Sides of the Same Coin or Different Currencies for Evaluating Impact?

CEDIL Inception Paper 10 Authors: Vigneri, M, Masset, E, Clare, M, Exley, J, Tugwell, P, Welch, V, White, H This paper discusses differences in the…
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Structural modelling in policymaking

CEDIL Inception Paper 9 Authors: Attanasio, O, Blair, D Structural modelling, that is the use of behavioural models to add a framework to the decision…
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Timely, Efficient, and Living Systematic Reviews: Opportunities in International Development

CEDIL Inception Paper 7 Authors: Snilstveit, B, Stevenson, J, Shemilt, I, Clarke M, Jimenez, E, Thomas, J Brief summary: Systematic reviews provide reliable summaries of…
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Designing successful impact evaluations

CEDIL Inception Paper 6 The final paper will be available on the website in the near future Authors: Wood, B, Jimenez, E, Masset, E, Vigneri,…
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Timely evaluation to inform programme adaptation and improvement in international development

CEDIL Inception Paper 1 The final paper will be available on the website in the near future List of authors: Webster, J, Lewis, J, Exley,…
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