This is the first of the presentations that explain the importance of knowing 'how to randomize' for the purpose of impact evaluation.
The third in a series of 8 lectures produced by the Poverty Action Lab and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The resource provides the user with a video of the lecture presented by Dean Karlan and includes the lecture slides.
- I. Methods of randomization
- a. Basic Lottery
- b. Phase-in
- c. Rotation
- d. Encouragement
- II. Gathering support for evaluation
- III. “Typical” plan
Karlan D (2009) 3: How to Randomize I, Abdul Latif Jameel, Poverty Action Lab Executive Training: Evaluating Social Programs Lecture Notes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Retrieved from https://live-qa.ocw.mit.edu/courses/res-14-001-abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-executive-training-evaluating-social-programs-2009-spring-2009/resources/3-how-to-randomize-i/
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) https://ocw.mit.edu/
Poverty Action Lab (PAL) http://www.povertyactionlab.org/
Lectures from the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Executive Training: Evaluating Social Programs 2009
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