This resource explains the importance of knowing 'how to randomize' for the purpose of impact evaluation.
This is the fourth in a series of 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 Rachel Glennerster and includes the lecture slides.
- I. Methods of randomization (recap)
- II. Unit of randomization
- III. Multiple treatments: an example
- IV. Stratification
- V. Mechanics of randomization
Glennerster R (2009) 4. How to Randomize II. 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/4-how-to-randomize-ii/
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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