IPA’s weekly links

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action A wonderful back and forth between David Evans and DFID Deputy Chief Economist Nick Lea, ostensibly about regressions, but to me resonated more broadly on methods. Papers seem to have … Continue reading

IPA’s weekly links

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Detecting soldiers registering as new voters in Cambodia from the gender distribution. Take a few minutes to read the latest newsletter from the CSWEP, the AEA’s Committee on the Status … Continue reading

IPA’s weekly links

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Pardon our remodeling! Chris is migrating his site to new servers, our apologies for any recent downtime. FYI that we’re still getting SSL worked out so your browser might warn … Continue reading

IPA’s weekly links

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action.   “Surfing helps reduce extreme rural poverty, by encouraging people to nearby towns. When a wave is discovered by the international community, economic growth in the area rises by around 3%.“ Paper PDF … Continue reading

IPA’s weekly links

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. A very interesting job for someone with experience: IPA’s looking to hire an experienced project coordinator in Liberia to oversee the evaluation of sub-Saharan Africa’s first large-scale education public-private partnership. … Continue reading

Links I liked

“more than one-third of couples who married in the United States from 2005 to 2012 met online.” I tricked Kate Cronin-Furman into writing this: “Is the International Criminal Court really targeting black men?“ How two mysterious bodies belie the shame … Continue reading

Links I liked

Yelp now has court permission to change reviews for money A must read for anyone using regression discontinuity in their research “Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened”: The subtitle of a free online textbook on undergraduate economics … Continue reading

Links I liked

Plagiarism, Arizona State style The latest round in the roots of long run development, institutions versus human capital Does female empowerment promote economic development? I’m become a fan of @NYTMinusContext

Links I liked

Africa’s least touristed countries Does coffee kill? My colleague Andy Gelman exposes all/ruins our fun Podcast of author Nina Munk on her book about Jeff Sachs Bring back the Lyme vaccine What schools and scholars do policymakers find relevant?