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The IEU's Dr. Jyotsna Puri (Jo) debates the role of Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) at Australasian Aid Keynote

By the Independent Evaluation Unit, Green Climate Fund

From February 17th to the 19th, the Australasian Aid Conference took place in Canberra, Australia. During the event, IEU's Dr. Jyotsna Puri (Jo) served as a keynote panellist on a debate organized by Australian National University. 

The topic of discussion was Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) and their value in development interventions and economics. Jo was joined by Dr Andrew Leigh MP of the Australian Parliament and Dr Lant Pritchett of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. Professor Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre at Australian National University, chaired the discussion. 

Listen to the full podcast episode here. 

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