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Electronic Data Collection – An overview for beginners

We feature a collaborative blogpost by our research associates,  Sneha Mani and Suraj Nair Today, ...

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How cultural beliefs and attitudes of women influence women’s participation in economic development

Previous studies on women’s role in agriculture and nutrition have indicated that women’s empowerme...

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Bridging the Last Mile : Evaluation of Mobile Phone- Based Agricultural Extension

In 2011, we launched a large-scale field experiment to evaluate a service (Avaaj Otalo, or AO) that delivers mobile-phone-based agricultura...

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Can Qualitative Research be Rigorous? Part 3: Sample size

Since the last post, I’ve had the opportunity to witness a couple of dialogues on the quantitative ...

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Women’s Empowerment: The Importance of Micro Level Indicators

We feature a collaborative post by our  RA's, Arpita Khanna and Monisha Mason. Women’s empo...

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Tamil Nadu Social Mobility Survey (TNSMS) - Does improvement in school quality result in increased returns to education in India?

We feature a collaborative post by Tanay Balantrapu,   Research Manager at IFMR LEAD,   and Dahyeo...

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Why do we use GPS? Application of Data

For the past one year, GPS recordings have been important data points for all the phases of recent...

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The 3ie Conference, Manila 2014 - ‘Making Impact Evaluation Matter’

The IFMR LEAD research team participated in the ‘Making Impact Evaluation Matter’ conference on S...

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Soil Economics – The “Science” in the economics

We feature a colaborative post by our Thanjavur based RA's, Suraj Nair and Sohini Chaparala....

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Is it time for SHG2? Revisiting the SHG Model

We feature a collborative post by Parul Agarwal, Amulya Champatiray & Misha Sharma on the resul...

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