Data Science and Development: Financial Inclusion Tommie Thompson – Georgetown MPP 2018 According to a 2015 report by the UN’s International Telecommunication Union, 2/3rd of global internet users come from the developing world. In some countries, like India, mobile phone
With the steady rise of the number of impact evaluations (IEs) per year, it should come as no surprise that not every single IE will show a positive impact.
I was thrilled to be able to sit down with a friend and colleague, Enrique Rubio, a few weeks ago to talk about some of my personal takes on innovation in development. Take a half out and listen to the resulting Podcast.
Earlier last week I had a chance to see Martin Ravallion speak on his new book at an event held at the Center for Global Development. Sandwiched in the middle of a full day of meetings, the 1 and a
I was just forwarded a Bloomberg article by a good friend along with a note that she finally understood -kinda- what it is we do. Many, my own family included, believe that economists spend their days coming up with theoretical models for
Let me preface this by saying that these thoughts have been brewing for a while; they do not refer to any specific client or individual experience… /*Begin Rant The industry of evaluation is interesting. Most of our team comes from a