Author Archives: Howard White

Howard White

Howard is the CEO of the Campbell Collaboration and Adjunct Professor, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University. He is the former executive director of 3ie.

Tips on using impact evaluation to measure agency performance: applying the triple A principles

and | September 29, 2015

Impact evaluation has grown in popularity as governments and development agencies have come to realise that it is the best way to assess if their programmes work or not. But will these evaluations help politicians, managers and funders know if an agency as a whole is ‘working’? Some years ago, Howard White proposed a triple
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Tackling radicalisation through sports

| July 13, 2015

Ten years ago, on 7 July, four suicide bombers killed 52 people in London. This included the bombing of the number 30 bus at Tavistock Square, just yards away from the building that now houses 3ie’s London Office. Today, ten years on, in the town of Dewsbury, home to the mastermind of the 7/7 bombings,
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Do communities need funds or facilitation?

| July 6, 2015

A group of villages in Haryana, India came together to build a much-needed bridge to reduce travel time to the nearest town. This sounds like the sort of community initiative that donors have been supporting for more than a decade with community driven development (CDD) programmes. Except it isn’t. It isn’t partly because the villagers
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