It’s not all about the RCTs: Data in Development

Marie Reay 2.02

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Talk

Everyone interested in development seems to want to understand the impact and cost-effectiveness of programs. However, is this striving for hard data even the appropriate or optimal strategy for development? In this session, Tony will discuss the on-ground realities of evidence generation in global development. He will outline how effective organizations go about building and using data systems that can go above and beyond a randomized controlled trial (RCT), and amplify the cost-effectiveness and impact for beneficiaries.