I have worked extensively on the design of several evaluations in developing countries, sometimes facing difficult conceptual and methodological problems.
I am also convinced of the usefulness of combining Randomised Controlled Trials with Structural Models and Theory to achieve a better understanding of the way interventions work.
I am currently a member of the Intellectual Leadership Team of the Centre of Excellence for Development, Impact and Learning (CEDIL).
Within CEDIL we have been writing a few papers.
– Complements and Alternatives to RCTs in evaluation in development
with Elisa Cavatorta
– Structural modelling in policy making
with Debbie Blair
– Using data differently and using different data
with Ingvild Almås, Jyotsna Jalan, Francisco Oteiza and Marcella Vigneri
I am involved in several projects aimed at designing and validating new measurement tools in:
- We are currently scoping out a new large cohort in Tanzania
- I have been participating into the D-Score project
- We have collected data on maternal beliefs in Colombia, India and the UK
- I have been involved in collecting data on subjective expectations in Colombia, Mexico, Mongolia and INdia
The evolution of subjective income expectations
with Manuel Arellano and Britta Augsburg