This page serves as a portal to information on EPoD’s recent and upcoming activities: news about our research from major media sources, our own announcements, courses EPoD faculty will teach at Harvard Kennedy School, and upcoming policymaker trainings EPoD will offer. Follow us on Twitter @EPoDHarvard for daily updates, as well as a #smartpolicydesign perspective on current research and world events.
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EPoD Policy Research in the News
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- Day One at “Rethinking Financial Inclusion: Smart Design for Policy and Practice” Penicillin Versus the Magic Bullet, or, Why Data is Not a Mere Annoyance
- New study raises questions about conventional microfinance payment plans
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- Soft information can speak loudly when it comes to credit
- Using evidence to analyze the success of microfinance programs
- Ill effects of corruption
- Making Government Work - Kennedy School Group Aids 13 Nations in Solving Political Problems
- Asim Khwaja on Evidence for Policy Design
- Degrees of fakery
- Playing ‘truth or dare’ with governance
- In Indian Villages, the Power of a Powerful Woman
- Keeping Women Safe - Addressing the Root Causes of Violence against Women in South Asia
- Propaganda and conflict: Evidence from the Rwandan genocide
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- Big Bets on Proton Therapy Face Uncertain Future
- Obamacare’s Big Gamble on Hospital Productivity
- With Sickest Patients, Cost Sharing Comes at a Price
- In Forecasting Health Costs, Let Technology Be Your Guide
- Measuring the Value of Robots in the Operating Room
- It’s Easier to Measure the Cost of Health Care than Its Value
- How much money do we waste on useless health care?
- How can personality tests improve the health service in Pakistan?
- As Millions Of People Fast For Ramadan, Does The Economy Suffer?
- Fake seeds force Ugandan farmers to resort to 'bronze age' agriculture
- Rural Development Ministry to Launch MNREGA Dashboard
- Credit Score, by Multiple Choice
- See Red Flags, Hear Red Flags
- Research Brief: Geographic isolation, networks and cooperation: Evidence from a public housing experiment in India