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Foundations of Development Policy (edX)

Using economic theory and data analysis, explore the economic lives of the poor, and the ways to design and implement effective development policy. In this course, we will study the different facets of human development in topics such as education, health, gender, the family, land relations, risk, informal and [...]
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Designing and Running Randomized Evaluations (edX)

Learn how to both design randomized evaluations and implement them in the field to measure the impact of social programs. A randomized evaluation, also known as a randomized controlled trial (RCT), field experiment or field trial, is a type of impact evaluation that uses random assignment to allocate resources, [...]
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Measuring Causal Effects in the Social Sciences (Coursera)

Sep 6th 2021
Measuring Causal Effects in the Social Sciences (Coursera)
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How can we know if the differences in wages between men and women are caused by discrimination or differences in background characteristics? In this course we look at causal effects as opposed to spurious relationships. We will discuss how they can be identified in the social sciences using quantitative [...]
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Impact Evaluation Methods with Applications in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (edX)

Economic development is about making a difference in the lives of the poor, through interventions in the health, education, microfinance, transport, agriculture, and other sectors. This course will provide you with the experimental and statistical tools you need to measure the impacts you are hoping to see. How do [...]
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Introduction to Randomised Controlled Trials (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Introduction to Randomised Controlled Trials (FutureLearn)
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Discover the importance of trials in evidence-based medicine and learn about the trial lifecycle from conception to publication. Explore how successful clinical trials are designed and delivered Randomised controlled trials have a huge impact on society by providing evidence of the effectiveness of healthcare, social care, and public health [...]
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Introduction aux méthodes d’évaluation d’impact des politiques publiques (FUN)

Ce MOOC francophone présente les différentes méthodes d’évaluation d’impact des politiques publiques qui se sont développées de manière très significative au niveau académique au cours des 10 dernières années. Ces méthodes sont aujourd’hui mobilisées par de nombreuses institutions pour évaluer l’impact de politiques ou des projets qu’elles promeuvent et [...]
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