Reports

IDinsight’s core service is to provide actionable evidence to policymakers and decision-makers in the social sector. While our recommendations are tailored to our clients’ specific contexts, some findings may generate relevant ideas for organizations in other locations.

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Decision-focused impact evaluation as a practical policymaking tool

Link: Working paper
Link: Video presentation
Link: Lant Pritchett’s review on Center for Global Development’s blog

Reinforcing early infant diagnosis of HIV

Location: Zambia
Client: Zambia Ministry of Health, Zambia Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health
Sectors: Health
IDinsight service: Randomized evaluation
OverviewMore information
Reports: Policy briefPublished article (open-access), Journal abstract

Household-level impact of solar lighting solutions

Location: Uganda
Client: d.light
Sector: Solar Lighting, Finance
IDinsight services: Impact evaluation, Matched Pairs Difference-in-differences analysis
Overview: More information
Report: Technical report

Quantifying and mitigating Bihar’s nutrition crisis

Location: Bihar, India
Client: Bihar Department of Social Welfare
Sector: Nutrition
IDinsight services: Diagnostic study, policy design support, randomized evaluation
Overview: More informationvideo presentation
Report: Policy design document

Mama kits to increase institutional deliveries

Location: Zambia
Client: Zambia Ministry of Health, Zambia Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health
Sector: Health
IDinsight service: Randomized evaluation
OverviewMore information
Reports: Policy briefTechnical report, Journal abstract

Community-level point distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets

Location: Zambia
Client: Zambia Ministry of Health, Zambia National Malaria Control Centre
Sector: Health
IDinsight service: Randomized evaluation
OverviewMore information
Reports: Policy briefTechnical reportJournal abstract

Willingness to pay for ORS/zinc kits

Location: Zambia
Client: ColaLife
Sector: Health
IDinsight service: Price elasticity assessment
Partners: Keepers Zambia Foundation
Abstract: More information
Report: Findings in rural areas; Findings in urban areas

Entrepreneurship and learning in upper primary schools

Location: Bihar, India
Client: Going to School, Government of Bihar
Sector: Education
IDinsight services: Impact evaluation, process evaluation
Overview: More information
Report: Baseline report

Understanding the impact of microfinance loans on sanitary latrines

Location: Cambodia
Client: iDE
Sector: Sanitation, finance
IDinsight services: Randomized evaluation
Overview: More information
Reports: Policy briefFull technical report, Academic working paper, Journal abstract

Improving the enrollment process of a social cash transfer program

Location: Zambia
Client: World Food Program & Ministry of Community Development Mother and Child Health
Sector: Livelihoods, Survey Techniques & Measurement
IDinsight services: Impact evaluation, process evaluation
Overview: More information
Reports: Implementation guide, Technical report

Using SMS to increase uptake of voluntary male circumcision

Location: Zambia
Client: CHAMP
Sector: Health
IDinsight services: Impact evaluation
Overview: More information
Reports: Journal abstract

Empowering teachers to improve student outcomes

Location: Uganda
Client: STIR Education
Sector: Education
IDinsight services: Process evaluation
Overview: More information
Reports: Search and selection report, Micro-innovation report, Network report

Online education in Rwanda

Location: Rwanda
Client: Kepler
Sector: Education
IDinsight services: Impact evaluation
Overview: More information
Reports: Endline report