Douglas Glandon

Douglas Glandon
Designation: Lead Evaluation Specialist & Leader, Methods Development
At 3ie, Douglas provides technical input and quality assurance to impact evaluations, systematic reviews, evidence gap maps, and replication studies, and supports members in strengthening organizational research capacity and evidence-informed decision-making.

Blogs by author

Despite the hype, do not expect big data to replace traditional surveys anytime soon

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new hype around the potential for new, ‘big’, data sources to revolutionize data collection, and change the landscape of evidence for policy. Non-traditional data sources - like satellite imagery, call detail records, and social media posts—do offer exciting opportunities to track and understand processes on Earth across space and time like never possible before.

How do electricity access interventions affect social outcomes? A forthcoming systematic review.

In 2017, around 89 per cent of the global population, predominantly based in high-income countries, were fortunate enough to have access to a reliable source of electricity and were able to go about their personal and professional lives without the risk of a power cut, let alone the prospect of having no electricity access at all.