Indonesia has instituted wide-ranging educational reforms over the past twenty years, but recent international assessments of student learning indicate that these reforms may not have translated into learning gains—the country is performing comparatively poorly and worse than its regional neighbours.
Indonesia Got Schooled: 15 Years of Rising Enrolment and Flat Learning Profiles
Survey Data Collection in Sub‐Saharan Africa (SSA): Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities
Advances in Comparative Survey Methodology examines the most recent advances in methodology and operations as well as the technical developments in international survey research.
WASH for Life: Findings from an evaluation of the partnership between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene team and USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures
This brief summarizes the findings of an evaluation of WASH for Life, a $17 million grant facility for innovative water, sanitation, and hygiene projects with the potential to scale, managed by USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures and co-funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
A Behaviour Change Intervention with Lipid‐Based Nutrient Supplements had Little Impact on Young Child Feeding Indicators in Rural Kenya
Poor infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices are associated with linear growth faltering.
Bridging the Information Gap between Citizens and Local Governments: Evidence from a Civic Participation Strengthening Program in Rwanda
This paper evaluates a program sponsored by the Millennium Challenge Corporation to promote civic participation in local governance in Rwanda.
Learn, Innovate, Improve (LI²): Lessons from Adams County’s Efforts to Increase Engagement in the Colorado Works Program
Adams County (Colorado) Family Transition Services partnered with the Colorado Department of Human Services and Mathematica to design and implement an innovative outreach strategy to improve client engagement in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
Learn, Innovate, Improve (LI²): Lessons from Arapahoe County’s Efforts to Increase Engagement with Colorado Works
Arapahoe County (Colorado) Department of Human Services partnered with the Colorado Department of Human Services and Mathematica to design and implement a new strategy to improve client engagement.
Benefits and Challenges of Expanding Grid Electricity in Africa: A Review of Rigorous Evidence on Household Impacts in Developing Countries
Electrification rates have risen dramatically in many developing countries, but most low-income African countries lag far behind.
Wash For Life: Stage 2 Grantee Profiles
This booklet presents profiles of projects funded by WASH for Life, a $17 million grant facility for innovative water, sanitation, and hygiene projects with the potential to scale, managed by USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures and co-funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Millennium Villages Project: A Retrospective, Observational, Endline Evaluation
Authors estimate the Millennium Villages Project (MVP)’s impact, target attainment, and on-site spending. The MVP was a 10 year, multisector, rural development project, initiated in 2005, operating across ten sites in ten sub-Saharan African countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...