CGD Master Class: Measuring the Impacts of Early Childhood Development Interventions

Governments and donors are increasingly focused on the use of evidence in evaluating human development programs and setting policy priorities. This master class will provide early career researchers with cutting-edge methodological tools for experimental and quasi-experimental evaluation of early childhood development interventions. The course is intended for current PhD students and recent graduates whose doctoral work is focused on early childhood development, education, development economics, or public policy.

Topics covered in the course:

  •  Measurement of early childhood development outcomes
  •  Design and analysis of randomized experiments
  •  Quasi-experimental impact evaluation of ECD interventions
  •  Communicating and publishing your research findings