Session 140:
Randomized Controlled Trials and Field Experiments in Population and Development

Friday, April 12
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4th Floor

Chair: Marianne El-Khoury, Abt Associates
Discussant: Edward Okeke, RAND Corporation

  1. Can Mobile Phone Messages to Licensed Chemical Sellers Increase Prescription of Zinc? – A Randomized Controlled Trial in GhanaMinki Chatterji, Abt Associates; Willa Friedman, University of California, Berkeley; Ben Woodman, Abt Associates; Odartei Lamptey, Abt Associates

  2. Risk and Evidence of Bias in Randomized Controlled TrialsAlex Eble, Brown University; Peter Boone, Effective Intervention

  3. Employment Risk and PerformanceSusan Godlonton, University of Michigan

  4. The Connect Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Impact of Deploying Paid Community Health Workers on Maternal, Newborn, Infant and Childhood Health and Survival in Rural Tanzania: The Baseline ResultsMalick Kante, Columbia University; Stephane Helleringer, Columbia University; Amon Exavery, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Kate Ramsey, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Ahmed Hingora, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Elizabeth F. Jackson, Columbia University; James F. Phillips, Columbia University

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