Mar 27, 2018  –  Mar 28, 2018  |  Washington, DC

Transparency and Reproducibility in Research and Policy Analysis at the Inter-American Development Bank

BITSS has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank to deliver a hands-on workshop aimed at improving understanding of challenges to research transparency and reproducibility and teaching the latest techniques for developing a reproducible workflow.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) provides financial and technical support for economic development throughout Latin America. As part of its Development Effectiveness Framework, the IDB aims to design sound projects, monitor progress, and measure results. This has led to an increase in empirical social science research directly linked to measuring the effectiveness of operations to inform program and policy decisions.

This workshop will focus on cutting edge tools and practices including study registration with AEA and OSF, using pre-analysis plans, Dynamic Documents, GitHub, multiple hypothesis testing, power, and data management, de-identification, and sharing.

This workshop will be led by Garret Christensen (BITSS, BIDS), Fernando Hoces de la Guardia (BITSS), Jennifer Sturdy (BITSS, MCC), and Joe Green (Independent Consultant).