It’s the (political) economy stu…

Thanks to the colleague who sent me the link to this interesting blog-post from the Center for Global Development: ‘an object lesson in the gritty difficulties of translating evidence into policy’. In summary: the fact that worming kids had been rigorously and gold-standardly (yes – an RCT!) proved to be really useful is, apparently and … Continue reading

Evidence schmevidence

A delightful – if unverifiable – rumour has it that top staff of ‘a leading philanthropic donor’ are not allowed to travel together on the same plane: the loss to the world of their collective brainpower in case of a sudden accident being too much to bear.  That said donor is a champion of ‘evidence … Continue reading