Causal Design partners with international development clients to provide rigorous independent program evaluation, expand cultures of evidence within organizations, and join them in efforts to relieve human suffering and end poverty. Our service delivery is focused on the following areas:

  • Impact Evaluation using experimental and quasi-experimental designs to identify causal evidence
  • Growth Diagnostics to identify binding constraints to economic growth, prioritize interventions, and focus limited resources
  • Program Design leveraging existing evidence to develop theories of change, qualitative methods to ensure appropriateness, and cost-benefit analysis to benchmark efficiency
  • Capacity Building within organizations, developing outcome focused M&E systems, data management tools, survey design, and internal cultures of impact

For more information – review some of our recent Projects.

TabangKO: Emergency Cash Transfers & Financial Literacy after Typhoon Haiyan

In early 2014, Mercy Corps partnered with BPI Globe BanKO, a branch-less mobile bank, to open savings accounts and deliver unconditional cash transfers (UCTs) of PhP 3,950 (approximately 88 USD) to over 25,000 households severely impacted by typhoon Haiyan. The

Midterm Evaluation of an Agricultural Intervention in Pakistan

In September 2013, Tearfund launched the Supporting Sustainable Agriculture and Livelihood Initiatives for Farmers’ program, also referred to as The Food Security and Livelihoods Project, in Tando Mohammad Khan (TMK) district of Sindh province, Pakistan with financial support from the Scottish Government. The

Inclusive Natural Resource Management (INRM) in Myanmar

Funded by USAID/Myanmar’s Office of Conflict Management & Mitigation, Mercy Corps’ Inclusive Natural Resource Management (INRM) Program strengthened constructive engagement, conflict management, and dispute resolution skills of key government and civil leaders to work across lines of existing division to resolve natural resource based

Methodological & Analytical Support

Many organizations have deep sectoral expertise; in fact far more than we could in every subject area. In these cases, we recommend partnering with us for methodological and analytical support of your research or evaluation projects. In this relationship, our team sits

What Next for Nepal?

We are excited to release Mercy Corps’ newest research, in partnership with Causal Design, bringing more evidence on how households and communities can be resilient in the face of crisis. What Next for Nepal?  Evidence of What Matters for Building Resilience

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