What Data Can Do to Fight Poverty

What Data Can Do to Fight Poverty

by The Daily Eye Team February 2 2016, 11:37 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 18 secs

IF social scientists and policy makers have learned anything about how to help the world’s poorest people, it’s not to trust our intuitions or anecdotal evidence about what kinds of antipoverty programs are effective. Rigorous randomized evaluations of policies, however, can show us what works and what doesn’t.


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