Impact Evaluation Research

The Impact Evaluation Working Paper Series represents all World Bank Policy Research Papers that make use of a rigorous causal identification strategy. The methodologies include experimental methods, such as randomized controlled trials (RCT), non- or quasi-experimental methods such as regression discontinuity designs, difference-in-differences, propensity score matching, as well as qualifying utilization of instrumental variables. It also includes review papers. 


Featured Research
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This paper investigates the immediate and medium-term behavioral response to an emotional trigger designed to affect biases in intertemporal financial decisions.
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This paper investigates whether the Targeting the Ultra Poor program can lift households out of poverty in a fragile context: Afghanistan
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In his Policy Research Talk, DIME economist Dan Rogger discusses how novel data, frequently collected by the Bureaucracy Lab (a collaboration between DIME and the Governance Global Practice), is changing our understanding of the
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Cost-effective allocation of conditional cash transfers (CCT) requires identifying recipients with low opportunity costs who might change behavior.
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What determines the distribution of information acquired within the hierarchy of a public organization?

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