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Running Randomised Control Tests in Practice

Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) have become increasingly popular among policymakers, partly thanks to the growing interest in applying behavioural insights and the strong preference for evaluating behavioural insights projects using RCTs. This short note aims to present some initial learnings from the unit’s experience … Continue reading

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Compositional Analysis of Labour Force and Inactive Working Age Population

This paper analyses the recent growth trends in the working age population, the labour force and the numbers of working age persons outside the labour force classified as inactive. In the next section, it sets out the current labour market … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Irish Aid’s Provincial Programme in Inhambane and Niassa provinces, Mozambique 2007-2016

The Evaluation of Irish Aid’s Provincial Programme in Inhambane and Niassa provinces, Mozambique 2007-2016 assessed the effectiveness and performance of the Provincial Programmes, in order to inform the development of a new Mission Strategy in Mozambique. The evaluation covered two … Continue reading

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VFMR Tracker 2015 – 2017

Expenditure programmes are subject to review under the established system of Value for Money and Policy Reviews (VFMs).  Departments subject major blocks of expenditure to rigorous evaluation over a 3-year cycle.  By systematically analysing the performance of programmes, these reviews … Continue reading

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