Electronic Data Collection – An overview for beginners

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


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


Soil Economics – The “Science” in the economics

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


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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