If we’re serious about changing the world, we need to get our evidence right – A comment on the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics. — Impact of Social Sciences

The announcement of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics has highlighted divisions within the development economics community, particularly around the efficacy of using Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) as a tool for making social interventions. In this post Gorgi Krlev discusses the pros and cons of experimental approaches in economics and suggests that rather than seeing routes…

via If we’re serious about changing the world, we need to get our evidence right – A comment on the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics. — Impact of Social Sciences

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