Entries tagged with impact

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• 10/24/18

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on the American Evaluation Association's AEA365 blog.

I am Heather Esper of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. At AEA 2018 I’ll be joined with my co-panelists, Julie Peachey of Innovations for Poverty Action and Scott Graham of FINCA International, to share how poverty data can provide unique insights into a company’s clients or program’s beneficiaries.

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Julie Peachey
• 11/13/17
• Posted in ICT, development, impact

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on the Impact Management Project blog.

blog post that I recently read about concepts in ICT for Development (ICT4D) introduced me to the German word ‘Eierlegendewollmilchsau’.  Despite having a father who immigrated to the US from Germany and learning German in high school, I had never heard that word before. The idea of an “egg-laying wool-milk-sow” soon made me think of all the things that international development practitioners want a measurement tool to do for them. They want an ‘all-in-one’.

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