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Edoardo Masset - Research Fellow

(on leave 15/11/2015 - 15/11/2017)

Governance; Rural Futures
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Caroline Martin

Edoardo is an agricultural and development economist with over ten years of experience in international development in Asia, Africa and Latin America. He has extensive experience in designing and conducting impact evaluations of development interventions. He has excellent statistical and econometric research skills, and considerable experience in managing local economic development programmes in Honduras and Mongolia.

He is currently working on the following projects: impact evaluation of the Malian home grown school feeding programme with the Partnership for Child Development/Imperial College; randomised evaluation of a participatory monitoring programme in the Philippines by ACDI/VOCA; impact evaluation of the Millennium Village Project in Northern Ghana.

Edoardo developed an Impact Evalution Design short course which was held at IDS for the first time in 2013. This course is being offered again in 2014 following the success for the first course.

This is an evaluation project to assess the effectiveness of the World Jewish Relief’s four-year Wohl Livelihood Development Programme (LDP) in Ukraine.

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This study aims to evaluate the impact of school feeding programmes sourced from small-holder farmers on small-holder food security, as well as on school children's education, health and nutrition in Mali.

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This programme will assess the impact of new interventions and policy options across a range of policy areas.

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This Independent Impact Evaluation aims to measure the impact of Tilitonse, formerly the Civil Society Governance Fund, in Malawi. It is a challenging area for impact evaluation as the anticipated 'impacts' are likely to require a shift in power relations, and are likely to be transformative over a longer period of time.

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This project is a ten year independent impact evaluation of the Millennium Villages in Northern Ghana. The IE is being delivered by IDS, ITAD and PDA Ghana.

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The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research has commissioned an innovative, applied, methods course for the region's mid-career faculty engaged in research on governance and social policy.

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This is the front cover to IDS Working Paper 460, 'Evaluating the Targeting Effectiveness of Social Transfers: A Literature Review'.

Evaluating the Targeting Effectiveness of Social Transfers: A Literature Review

IDS 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

This is the front cover to the Northern Ghana Millennium Villages Impact Evaluation Analysis Plan publication.

Northern Ghana Millennium Villages Impact Evaluation: Analysis Plan

Report (2015)

This is the analysis plan for the impact evaluation for the Millennium Villages Project in Northern Ghana. More details

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Millennium Villages Impact Evaluation, Baseline Summary Report

This report presents the baseline findings from the Department for International Development (DFID)-commissioned impact evaluation of the Millennium Village Project (MVP) in Northern Ghana.1 The project will run from 2012 until 2016, with interventions targeting a cluster of communities with a total population of approximately 27,000 people. More details

Thematic Expertise:
Agriculture; Poverty; Social Protection. Social Protection.

Geographic Expertise:
Ghana; Honduras; Malawi; Mali; Mongolia; Philippines.