Completed Replication Studies

This page lists all 3ie replication programme completed studies.

We include a link to each of the 3ie replication papers and optional original author replies whenever they are available.

The Regai Dzive Shiri Project: results of a randomised trial of an HIV prevention intervention for Zimbabwean youth

Replication Researchers: Fang Yu, Nicholas A Hein and Danstan S Bagenda
Original Paper TitleThe Regai Dzive Shiri Project: results of a randomised trial of an HIV prevention intervention for Zimbabwean youth
Original Researchers: Frances M Cowan, Sophie JS Pascoe, Lisa F Langhaug, Webster Mavhu, Samson Chidiya, Shabbar Jaffar, Michael Mbizvo, Judith M Stephenson, Anne M Johnson, Robert M Power, Godfrey Woelk, and Richard J Hayes
Original publicationLancet
Replication PlanYu’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Timing of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-1 Infection and Tuberculosis

Replication Researcher: Eric Djimeu
Original Paper TitleTiming of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-1 Infection and Tuberculosis 
Original Researchers: Diane V. Havlir, Michelle A. Kendall, Prudence Ive, Johnstone Kumwenda, Susan Swindells, Sarojini S. Qasba, Anne F. Luetkemeyer, Evelyn Hogg, James F. Rooney, Xingye Wu, Mina C. Hosseinipour, Umesh Lalloo, Valdilea G. Veloso, Fatuma F. Some, N. Kumarasamy, Nesri Padayatchi, Breno R. Santos, Stewart Reid, James Hakim, Lerato Mohapi, Peter Mugyenyi, Jorge Sanchez, Javier R. Lama, Jean W. Pape, Alejandro Sanchez, Aida Asmelash, Evans Moko, Fred Sawe, Janet Andersen and Ian Sanne, Peterman
Original PublicationThe New England Journal of Medicine
Replication PlanDjimeu’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

Replication Researchers: Jiangtao Luo, Nicholas A Hein and Danstan S Bagenda
Original Paper TitleHIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa
Original Researchers: Eran Bendavid, Charles Holmes, Jay Bhattacharya, Grant Miller
Original publicationJAMA
Replication PlanLuo’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Task shifting of antiretroviral treatment from doctors to primary care nurses in South Africa (STRETCH): a pragmatic, parallel, cluster-randomised trial

Replication Researchers: Baojiang Chen and Morshed Alam
Original Paper TitleTask shifting of antiretroviral treatment from doctors to primary-care nurses in South Africa (STRETCH): a pragmatic, parallel, cluster-randomised trial  
Original Researchers: Lara Fairall, Max O. Bachmann, Carl Lombard, Venessa Timmerman, Kerry Uebel, Merrick Zwarenstein, Andrew Boulle, Daniella Georgeu, Christopher J. Colvin, Simon Lewin, Gill Faris, Ruth Cornick, Beverly Draper, Mvula Tshabalala, Eduan Kotze, Cloete van Vuuren, Dewald Steyn, Ronald Chapman, Eric Bateman 
Original publicationLancet 
Replication PlanChen’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Complete Replication Study

Effect of a Cash Transfer Programme for Schooling on Prevalence of HIV and Herpes Simplex Type 2 in Malawi: A Cluster Randomized Trial

Replication Researchers: Lynette M. Smith, Nicholas A. Hein, and Danstan S. Bagenda
Original Paper TitleEffect of a Cash Transfer Programme for Schooling on Prevalence of HIV and Herpes Simplex Type 2 in Malawi: A Cluster Randomized Trial 
Original Researchers: Sarah Baird, Richard S. Garfein, Craig McIntosh, and Berk Ozler
Original publicationLancet
Replication PlanSmith’s Replication Plan
Current StatusComplete Replication Study

The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women’s Status in India

Replication Researchers: Vegard Iversen and Richard Palmer-Jones
Original Paper Title: The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India
Original Researchers: Robert Jensen and Emily Oster
Original Publication: Quarterly Journal of Economics
Replication Plan: Not Applicable
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Power to the People: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on Community-Based Monitoring in Uganda

Replication Researcher: Katherine Donato (with Adrian Garcia Mosqueira)
Original Paper Title: Power to the People: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on Community-Based Monitoring in Uganda 
Original Researchers: Martina Bjorkman and Jakob Svensson
Original Publication: The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Replication Plan: Donato’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Housing, Health, and Happiness

Replication Researcher: Maria Pia Basurto Preciado (with Jose Luis Flor Toro, Ramiro Burga and César Huaroto).
Original Paper Title: Housing, Health, and Happiness
Original Researchers: Matias D. Cattaneo, Sebastian Galiani, Paul J. Gertler, Sebastian Martinez and Rocio Titiunik
Original Publication: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
Replication Plan: Basurto's Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study  

Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Young Men in Kisumu, Kenya: a Randomised Controlled Trial

Replication Researcher: Eric Djimeu (with Jeffrey Korte)
Original Paper Title: Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Young Men in Kisumu, Kenya: a Randomised Controlled Trial
Original Researchers: Robert C. Bailey, Stephen Moses, Corette B. Parker, Kawango Agot, Ian Maclean,John N. Krieger, Carolyn F.M. Williams, Richard T. Campbell and Jeckoniah O. Ndinya-Achola
Original Publication: Lancet
Replication Plan: Djimeu’s Replication Plan
Current Status
: Completed Replication Study 

Property Rights for the Poor: Effects of Land Titling

Replication Researcher: Paul Winters (with Edward Whitney and Drew B. Cameron)
Original Paper Title: Property Rights for the Poor: Effects of Land
Original Researchers: Sebastian Galiani and Ernesto Schargrodsky
Original Publication: Journal of Public Economics
Replication Plan: Winters’ Replication
Current Status: Completed Replication Study 

Fighting Corruption to Improve Schooling: Evidence from a Newspaper Campaign in Uganda

Replication Researcher: Maria Kuecken (with Marie-Anne Valfort)
Original Paper Title: Fighting Corruption to Improve Schooling: evidence from a Newspaper Campaign in Uganda
Original Researchers: Ritva Reinikka and Jakob Svensson
Original Publication: Journal of the European Economic Association
Replication Plan: Kuecken’s Replication Plan
Current Status
: The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women’s Status in India

Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment Externalities

Replication Researcher: Alexander Aiken (with Calum Davey)
Original Paper Title: Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment Externalities
Original Researchers: Edward Miguel and Michael Kremer
Original Publication: Econometrica 
Replication Plan: Aiken’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

The Impact of Agricultural Extension and Roads on Poverty and Consumption Growth in Fifteen Ethiopian Villages

Replication Researcher: William H. Bowser
Original Paper Title: The Impact of Agricultural Extension and Roads on Poverty and Consumption Growth in Fifteen Ethiopian Villages
Original Researchers: Stefan Dercon, Daniel O. Gilligan, John Hoddinott and Tassew Woldehanna
Original Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Replication Plan: Bowser's Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

Replication Researcher: Benjamin  DK Wood
Original Paper Title: Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya
Original Researchers: Nava Asharf, Xavier Giné and Dean Karlan
Original Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Replication Plan: Wood’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

India’s Janani Suraksha Yojana, a Conditional Cash Transfer Programme to Increase Births in Health Facilities: an Impact Evaluation

Replication Researcher: Slawa Rokicki (with Natalie Carvalho)
Original Paper Title: India's Janani Suraksha Yojana, a Conditional Cash Transfer Programme to Increase Births in Health Facilities: an Impact Evaluation
Original Researchers: Stephen S. Lim, Lalit Dandona, Joseph A. Hoisington, Spencer L. James, Margaret C. Hogan and Emmanuela Gakidou
Original Publication: Lancet
Replication Plan: Rokicki’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

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