WP 2011-16 Randomization and Its Discontents

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Published in 2011 in Journal of African Economies, Volume 20, Issue 4.

AUTHOR: Glenn W. Harrison

ABSTRACT. Randomised control trials have become popular tools in development economics. The key idea is to exploit deliberate or naturally occurring randomisation of treatments in order to make causal inferences about ‘what works’ to promote… more »