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Impact Evaluation for Evidence-Based Policy in Development short course

27 March - 7 April 2017, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Target Audience

Early and mid-level professionals, postgraduate students and academics with interests in or working with international agencies, governments, think-tanks, NGOs and other donor organisations. Anyone whose work requires them to understand the methods used in evidence-based policy making in order to evaluate and justify continued public spending on particular programmes.

Eligibility Criteria

A working knowledge of basic statistics. At the application stage we will provide a self-assessment test for you to judge your level of statistical skills. The course includes a brief revision of statistics up to multiple linear regression. The course is conducted in English. Full competence in English, written and spoken is an essential requirement.

Teaching Team

The course is directed by Dr Maren Duvendack and Dr Richard Palmer-Jones. They are supported by a team of tutors drawn from the School of International Development, UEA, the Overseas Development Institute and 3ie. Regular contributors to the course include Ben D'Exelle, Bereket Kebede,




Further information

If you have any further questions or would like to apply for the course please email the training office on