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Bridging Distance

Sara de Jong

in Complicit Sisters: Gender and Women's Issues across North-South Divides

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190626563
eISBN:
9780190626587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626563.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores how women negotiate their relation with those they support in light of assumptions about space and distance in development. The first section discusses how stories and field ... More


Partner Organization Challenges

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter looks at the challenges that arise from working with partner organizations. Evaluations provide evidence about effectiveness and impact, and offer operational insights that can spur ... More


Conclusion

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter offers some guide on how to run a field study. First, researchers should think about where, when, and with whom they will run their experiment, and make sure these parameters ... More


Low Participation Rates

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on low participation rates. Low participation rates squeeze the effective sample size for a test, making it more difficult, statistically, to identify a positive treatment ... More


Credit and Financial Literacy Training: No Delivery Means No Impact

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines a study conducted with the Peruvian microfinance institution Arariwa, which explores a number of questions regarding technology's potential and proper role as a development tool ... More


Bundling Credit and Insurance: Turns Out More Is Less

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter assesses a study conducted with SKS Microfinance and insurer ICICI-Lombard where the researchers added a mandatory health insurance policy to SKS microloans to test the theory that ... More


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