Las pruebas controladas aleatorias (RCT, por sus siglas en inglés), o evaluaciones de impacto aleatorias, son un tipo de evaluación de impacto que utiliza el acceso aleatorio a programas sociales como un medio para limitar inclinaciones y generar una estimación de impacto interna válida.
What are the key features of an RCT? Are RCTs really the gold standard? What ethical and practical issues do I need to consider before deciding to do an RCT?
The fifth webinar in this series is presented by international evaluation expert and former Executive Director of 3ie, Dr Howard White.
This paper was produced following a discussion between Thomas Cook and Michael Scriven held at The Evaluation Center and Western Michigan University’s Interdisciplinary PhD in Evaluation program jointly hosted Evaluation Cafe´ event on contemporary thinking about causation and causal inference in evaluation.
Randomised Control Trials for the Impact Evaluation of Development Initiatives: A statistician's point of view
This paper from the Institutional Learning and Change (ILAC) Initiative provides a range of technical and practical reflections on the use of randomised control trials in impact evaluation.
Randomised controlled trials (RCTs), or randomised impact evaluations, are a type of impact evaluation which uses randomised access to social programmes as a means of limiting bias and generating an internally valid impact estimate.