GAARDER & JIMENEZ: Replication Research on Financial Inclusion in Developing Countries

In support of recent efforts by social scientists to address the ‘reproducibility crisis’, the Journal of Development Effectiveness (JDEff) recently devoted a special issue on replication research studies in its last issue of 2019.  Most journals continue to favor new…

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When Once Is Not Enough

[From the blog “Be careful what you wish for: cautionary tales on using single studies to inform policymaking” by Emmanuel Jimenez, posted at “For a development evaluator, the holy grail is to have evidence from one’s study be taken…

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BROWN: Is the Evidence We Use in International Development Verifiable? Push Button Replication Provides the Answer

[This post is cross-published on FHI 360’s R&E Search for Evidence blog] There are many debates about the definitions and distinctions for replication research, particularly for internal replication research, which is conducted using the original dataset from an article or study. The…

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