Tag Archives: Poverty

Unexpected evidence on impact evaluations of anti-poverty programmes

They need to tell us how the poor are defined before they can tell us anything else
| September 28, 2014

The first email that caught my eye this morning as I opened my inbox was Markus Goldstein’s most recent World Bank blog post, “Do impact evaluations tell us anything about reducing poverty?” Having worked in this field for four years, I too have been thinking that we were in the business of fighting poverty, and
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