Our friend and former BITSS program director Guillaume Kroll, who now works for Evidence Action, wrote a blog post on research transparency in the fight against poverty for HackyourPhd.com. I don’t speak French, unfortunately, but Google Translate says it starts like this:
Every year billions of euros are invested in development assistance to provide support to the poorest countries. But how much is actually used by local people? Examples of bad management of charitable funds are unfortunately too numerous. Sharing of economic and social science data practices offer solutions for better visibility of the real impact of these development aid.
Read more here.