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The Goldilocks challenge : right-fit evidence for the social sector

Author: Mary Kay Gugerty; Dean S Karlan
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The recent push for impact measurement has been positive, but it has also led to wasted resources and often misleading data about what works. In The Goldilocks Challenge, Gugerty and Karlan put forth four key principles to guide organizations of all sizes to create strong, "right-fit" data collection systems"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kay Gugerty; Dean S Karlan
ISBN: 9780199366088 019936608X
OCLC Number: 1025553812
Description: ix, 299 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The CART principles : from too much and too little, to just right --
The theory of change --
The CART principles --
Monitoring with the CART principles --
The CART principles for impact evaluation --
Collecting high-quality data --
Educate! --
Developing a theory of change for "changemakers" --
BRAC : credible activity monitoring for action --
Salama SHIELD Foundation : the challenge of actionability --
Invisible children uganda : an evolving monitoring and evaluation system --
Deworm the world : from impact evidence to implementation at scale --
Un Kilo de Ayuda: finding the right fit in monitoring and evaluation --
The institutional donor perspective --
The retail donor perspective --
Concluding thoughts and (hopefully) helpful resources.
Responsibility: Mary Kay Gugerty and Dean Karlan.

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