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It.s All About MeE: Using Structured Experiential Learning (.e.) to Crawl the Design Space

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  • Pritchett, Lant
  • Samji, Salimah
  • Hammer, Jeffrey

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There is an inherent tension between implementing organizations.which have specific objectives and narrow missions and mandates.and executive organizations.which provide resources to multiple implementing organizations. Ministries of finance/planning/budg

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2012/104.

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Date of creation: 2012
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2012-104

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Keywords: evaluation; monitoring; learning; experimentation; implementation; feedback loops;

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Cited by:
  1. Michael Clemens, Gabriel Demombynes, 2013. "The New Transparency in Development Economics: Lessons from the Millennium Villages Controversy," Working Papers 342, Center for Global Development.
  2. Lant Pritchett, Justin Sandefur, 2013. "Context Matters for Size: Why External Validity Claims and Development Practice Don't Mix-Working Paper 336," Working Papers 336, Center for Global Development.
  3. Hammer, Jeffrey & Spears, Dean, 2013. "Village sanitation and children's human capital : evidence from a randomized experiment by the Maharashtra government," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6580, The World Bank.
  4. Woolcock, Michael, 2013. "Using case studies to explore the external validity of .complex. development interventions," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Jeffrey Hammer & Dean Spears, 2013. "Village sanitation externalities and children's human capital: Evidence from a randomized experiment by the Maharashtra government," Working Papers 1443, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Health and Wellbeing..

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