How to do a good systematic review of effects in international development: a tool kit

Waddington, Hugh, White, Howard, Snilstveit, Birte, Garcia Hombrados, Jorge, Vojtkova, Martina, Davies, Philip, Bhavsar, Ami, Eyers, John, Koehlmoos, Tracey Perez, Petticrew, Mark, Valentine, Jeffrey C and Tugwell, Peter (2012) How to do a good systematic review of effects in international development: a tool kit. Journal of Development Effectiveness, 4 (3). pp. 359-387. ISSN 1943-9342

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Abstract

We provide a "how to" guide to undertake systematic reviews of effects in international development, by which we mean, synthesis of literature relating to the effectiveness of particular development interventions. Our remit includes determining the review's questions and scope, literature search, critical appraisal, methods of synthesis including meta-analysis, and assessing the extent to which generalisable conclusions can be drawn using a theory-based approach. Our work draws on the experiences of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation's (3ie's) systematic reviews programme.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: systematic review; meta-analysis; impact evaluation; randomised controltrial; evidence-based policy
Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > Economics
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Depositing User: Jorge Garcia Hombrados
Date Deposited: 04 May 2016 09:15
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 02:16
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/60741

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