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Scaling back an evaluated program

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Innovate, test, reassess: Partners have scaled down, redesigned, or decided to not move forward with programs that were evaluated and found to be ineffective.

Case Studies

Limits of technological solutions to provider monitoring

Based on evidence that biometric monitoring technology did not increase doctors' attendance at primary health centers, the government of Karnataka decided to end the program, saving taxpayers millions of dollars. Read More
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Unintended effects of anonymous resumes

The French government abandoned a policy that would have required firms to make recruitment decisions based on anonymized resumes after research showed that a voluntary, pilot scheme actually harmed minority applicants’ employment chances. Read More