Blogs and Insights

Power to the Plan

The latest post on both the World Bank's Development Impact Blog and on the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences blog features Owen…

There’s Less to “More” (Access) Than Meets the Eye

“My children will not go to the government school because they say there is no education” – Bharat Lal, a laborer in Uttar Pradesh, as told to the Economist…

We Knew Fire Was Hot Insight about RCT
RISE Insight


The best possible methods should be used for identifying causal impacts of system interventions of whatever type, wherever possible. The…
Character Education Policy and Its Implications for Learning in Indonesia’s Education System
RISE Insight

Indonesia has undertaken various large-scale education reforms over the past two decades, including increasing spending by threefold in real terms (Beatty…