Edoardo Masset - Research Fellow
(on leave 15/11/2015 - 15/11/2017)
Tom Barker is Senior Health and Nutrition Convenor at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). Tom has 14 years' experience working in knowledge brokering, research communication, policy engagement, and parliamentary influencing in the UK health and international development policy arenas. Tom manages a portfolio of health and nutrition projects working in Sub- Saharan Africa and Asia, including Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, China, India and Bangladesh.
Previously Tom managed a research knowledge brokering network for the UK National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research Programme; facilitated engagements with the UK Parliament for the NHS Confederation, a membership body for NHS organisations, and ran the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public Health. Tom has an MSc Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
Millennium Villages Evaluation: Midterm Summary Report
This study is one of three making up the qualitative part of an independent evaluation of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Millennium Villages Project (MVP) (2012–17). More details
Evaluating the Targeting Effectiveness of Social Transfers: A Literature ReviewIDS Working Paper 460 (2015)
Many methodologies exist for dividing a population into those who are classified as eligible for social transfers and those who are ineligible. Popular targeting mechanisms include means testing, proxy means tests, categorical, geographic, community-based, and self-selection. More details
Northern Ghana Millennium Villages Impact Evaluation: Analysis PlanReport (2015)
This is the analysis plan for the impact evaluation for the Millennium Villages Project in Northern Ghana. More details
Do you want to learn how to design a rigorous impact evaluation?10 Nov 2014
By Edoardo Masset
How to design an impact evaluation of a development intervention19 Sep 2013
By Edoardo Masset