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From our experience, one of the easiest and most effective ways to ensure the consistency of data collected during CAPI surveys is through the use of interviewer instructions that are programmed into the surveying software and are visible to interviewers during surveys. Such instructions can provide a number of benefits…
The 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 17th to 21st July 2017. In the first part of this blog post I provide a summary of the ESRA 2017 conference. Secondly, I share some thoughts on assessing data quality and how data quality is defined.
Views from Research – No. 8 | Five podcasts and videos on the importance of more and better data in the Global South
Data itself will not solve development challenges, but they should inform decision making and enhance development policies. Here are some insightful, publicly available, videos and podcasts on how to collect, process and make use of data.
Views from the Field No. 4 | Keep successfully on track: Utilising tracking tools in baseline surveys
Drawing on our collective experience at EDI in designing baseline surveys and implementing various follow-up surveys in developing countries, we provide some practical guidelines to maximise data quality and to facilitate tracking of respondents.
How do evaluators assess and support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Insights from the 8th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) International Conference, Kampala, Uganda provides some insight.
EDI participate at CSAE 2017; with a number of our research team members in attendance. Here they convey their personal highlights from the conference, all of which help to influence our desire to improve data quality.
Views from Research – No. 7 | Effective Evaluation of Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) in the developing world
Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) is a major area for health development and despite expansions in health services across developing countries, improvements in MNH in these countries have been slow.
The question of how to deal with asking sensitive questions is an important one in the evolving field of survey based research. EDI has recently conducted several surveys on sensitive topics and this blog has been written to share a few insights.
The application process for the intake 2017/2019 has been launched for the opening of the program in September 2017. APPLICATION DEADLINE 15th March 2017.
EDI Group of Companies are proud to announce that we have joined the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in International Development Studies (GLODEP) as a non-academic partner.