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Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Published on: Apr 11 2014 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Recently, D. Jerome Martin tweeted that he was happy that 50% of USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures grantees were conducting randomized control trials...
Women Gain When You Give Poor People Cash via Mobile Money

Women Gain When You Give Poor People Cash via Mobile Money

Published on: Dec 11 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
That’s the basic question asked by GiveDirectly in their overall business model to give unconditional cash transfers to poor Kenyans via M-Pesa. Based on a...
What Does OLPC Peru Teach Us About ICT in Education?

What Does OLPC Peru Teach Us About ICT in Education?

Published on: Apr 13 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) has been a part of a larger ICT4E discussion, which has included ongoing debate over the effectiveness of the XO and its various...
What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?

What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?

Published on: Mar 07 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
In 2007, Peru announced it would distribute tens of thousands of XO laptops from One Laptop Per Child to children in rural schools across the country, and expanded...