This post is also cross-posted here in slightly modified form. Since I keep circling around issues related to my dissertation in this blog, I decided it was time to start writing about some of that work. As anyone who has stood or sat near to me for more than 5 minutes over the past 4.25Continue reading “Thinking About Stakeholder Risk and Accountability in Pilot Experiments”
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learning by asking: a modest proposal to engage those who did the doing
this post was originally published at innovations for poverty action. it represents an effort to follow-through on some themes i have raised before and hope to continue to raise. most development interventions are carried out and delivered by local research staff and residents. such implementation is rarely a straightforward ‘technical’ operation but, rather, there isContinue reading “learning by asking: a modest proposal to engage those who did the doing”
here’s an idea — if they are trying to tell you something, make it easy for them to do so.
there’s been a good deal of press around the unfortunately insignificant results of a major HIV prevention trial with products for women in south africa, uganda and zimbabwe. the results had little to do with efficacy of the products (a pill and a gel) but rather with the fact that most of the participating women did notContinue reading “here’s an idea — if they are trying to tell you something, make it easy for them to do so.”