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CAB Conference 2015 - Translating Research into Policy and Action

IFMR LEAD, at Institute for Financial Management and Research, and College of Agricultural Banking...

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Big and small ideas in development economics: Theory, evidence and practice

Karthik Muralidharan, Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego spea...

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Giorgia Barboni on her Research Experience in India

Giorgia Barboni is a Principle Investigator on a few IFMR LEAD projects. She was recently in India ...

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Demand and Adoption of Innovation- Mobile based services

“Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity" - Michael Porter Any study ...

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Financial literacy: When, what and how

This article is authored by    Parul Agarwal, Senior Research Manager at IFMR-LEAD, and was recently published by Ideas for India. The ne...

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Yale Economic Growth Center's Tamil Nadu Socioeconomic Mobility Survey Part 2- Predicting Toilet take-up in Rural India

We feature a collaborative blogpost by Tanay Balantrapu, Research Manager, IFMR LEAD, and Ashwati ...

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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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