A selection of blogs and articles we have been reading this week:
- The RCT debate rages with an entry from Philip Auerswald (be sure to check out the discussion too!)
- CGD on “If Randomized Evaluations are so Great, Why Don’t Businesses Use Them?” [joint post by Bill Savedoff and Michael Clemens]
- The last mile problem and the last yard: What’s needed to get mobile moneyover the threshold from Ignacio Mas
- Woes mount for SKS’ Vikram Akula
- Can India tackle poverty?
- The Guardian on why people should be able to cross borders freely (written by Michael Clemens)
- Which promised outcomes from aid projects would you bet your own money on? Edward Carr on Development Initiatives and Markets.
- The NYT on 20% of American workers earn poverty-level wages.
- Chris Blattman’s presention on Impact Evaluation at the DFID: Impact Evaluation 3.0?