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3ie-IFPRI Washington Seminars

The 3ie-IFPRI Washington seminar series focuses on examining evidence from impact evaluations of development interventions in a wide variety of sectors.

The seminars explore innovative research on impact evaluation and facilitate discussions.

Upcoming seminar

The economic effects of transportation infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa, 11 September, 12.30-2 p.m., Speaker: Remi Jedwab, George Washington University

Past seminars

Health information, treatment and worker productivity: experimental evidence from Malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters, 12 June, 12.30-2 p.m., Speaker: Jed Friedman, World Bank

Do peer effects influence household decision making? Evidence from child food intake in India, 22 May, 12.30-2 p.m. Speaker: Eeshani Kandpal, World Bank

Rekindling learning? The impact of e-readers on cognitive outcomes in Lagos, Nigeria, 10 April 12.30-2 p.m. Speaker: James Habyarimana, Georgetown University

More schooling and more learning? Effects of a three-year conditional cash transfer program in Nicaragua after 10 years, 27 February 2014, 12.30-2 p.m. Speaker: John Maluccio, Middlebury College

Zambia's child grant program, 30 January 2014, Speaker: David Seidenfeld, American Institutes for Research (AIR)

The impact of cash and food transfers: Evidence from a randomized intervention in Niger, 5 December 2013, Speaker: John Hoddinott, IFPRI

How price sensitive is primary and secondary school enrollment? Evidence from nationwide tuition fee reforms in South Africa, 10 October 2013, Speaker: Robert Garlick, World Bank Development Research Group

Shelter from the Storm: Upgrading Housing Infrastructure in Latin American Slums, 5 September, 2013, Speaker: Sebastian Galiani, University of Maryland

Scaling Up What Works: Experimental Evidence on External Validity in Kenyan Education, 9 May, 2013, Speaker: Justin Sandefur, Center for Global Development

Empowering Adolescent Girls: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Uganda, 11 April, 2013, Speaker: Markus Goldstein, World Bank

Does Information Technology Flatten Interest Articulation? Evidence from Uganda, 14 March, 2013, Speaker: Guy Grossman, University of Pennsylvania

Promoting Democracy in Fragile States: Insights from a Field Experiment in Liberia, 8 March, 2013; Speaker: Cyrus Samii, New York University

The Impact of the Kenya cash transfer for orphans and vulnerable children (CT-OVC) Programme on Productive Activities and Labor Allocation, 31 January, 2013; Speaker: Paul Winters, American University

Understanding Heterogeneity: Risk and Learning in the Adoption of Agricultural Technologies, 13 December, 2012; Speaker: Andrew Zeitlin, Georgetown Public Policy Institute

Orange Sweet Potato: Biofortification, Crop Adoption, and Health Outcomes in Mozambique and Uganda; 18 October, 2012; Speakers: Alan de Brauw, Dan Gilligan, IFPRI

Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment; 6 September, 2012; Speaker: Renos Vakis, World Bank

Debt Structure, Entrepreneurship, and Risk: Evidence from Microfinance; 6 June, 2012; Speaker: Erica Field, Duke University Department of Economics

Business Training and Female Enterprise Start-up and Growth in Sri Lanka; 23 May, 2012; Speaker: David McKenzie, World Bank

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