Call for Applications: Research Associate/Data Analyst (Global TIES for Children, NYU)

Research Associate/Data Analyst New York University: NYU – Domestic: Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development: Office of Research: Institute of Human Development and Social Change: Global TIES Location New York, NY Open Date Jul 23, 2019 Description About Global TIES for Children At New York University’s Global TIES for Children we design, evaluate […]

Call for Applications: Junior Project Associate (Global TIES for Children, NYU)

Junior Project Associate New York University: NYU – Domestic: Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development: Office of Research: Institute of Human Development and Social Change: Global TIES Location New York, NY Open Date Jul 23, 2019 Description About Global TIES for Children At New York University’s Global TIES for Children we design, evaluate […]

Foundation for Child Development 2020 Young Scholars Program – June 10, 2019 Deadline

The Foundation for Child Development is currently accepting proposals for its 2020 Young Scholars Program (application deadline of June 10, 2019). YSP supports scholarship for early career researchers. The program funds implementation research that is policy and practice-relevant and that examines the preparation, competency, compensation, well-being, and on-going professional learning of the early care and education (ECE) workforce. […]

BLOG: Additional Insights – Assessing Heterogeneity of Impact

In June 2015, Global TIES for Children held its first Summer Training Institute for international research fellows at New York University Abu Dhabi. This Institute is part of a larger Hewlett Foundation funded project entitled Additional Insights: 21st Century Strategies to Promote Economic Empowerment and Child Development Globally – short, AddInn. This post showcases activities […]

New Database: About What Works/LINKS

Check out this great resource for human development interventionists and researchers! Child Trends’ What Works/LINKS database (LINKS stands for Lifecourse Interventions to Nurture Kids Successfully) is a searchable register of over 700 programs that have had at least one randomized, intent-to-treat evaluation to assess child or youth outcomes related to education, life skills, and social/emotional, mental, […]

“Development Impact” Blog: 227 Studies later, what works to improve learning?

227 studies later, what actually works to improve learning in developing countries? re-posted from: Development Impact (a World Bank Blog) BY DAVID EVANS Yesterday we talked about some of the limitations in systematic reviews of educational research, and how many of the reviews have – on the face of them – varying recommendations. The main […]

Publication: World Family Map 2014

Mapping Family Change and Child Well-Being Outcomes See CHILD TRENDS. View Publication Publication number: 2014-15 Author(s): Laura Lippman; W. Bradford Wilcox Publication date: Apr 2014 Doc type: Report The World Family Map Project monitors global changes in the areas of family structure, family socioeconomics, family processes, and family culture, focusing on 16 specific indicators selected […]

“Development Impact” Blog: How Systematic is that systematic review?

The Case of Improving Learning Outcomes re-posted from: Development Impact (a World Bank Blog) BY DAVID EVANS With the rapid expansion of impact evaluation evidence has come the cottage industry of the systematic review. Simply put, a systematic review is supposed to “sum up the best available research on a specific question.” We found 238 […]