This report describes the findings from an end-of-compact analysis of the Access to Agricultural Finance Credit Program in Moldova.
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The Access to Agricultural Finance Credit Program in Moldova: Findings from an End-of-Compact AnalysisDec 27, 2016
Evaluation of the Fruit Tree Productivity Project in Morocco: Design ReportSep 27, 2016
In this report we describe the designs for two evaluations of the MCC-funded Fruit Tree Productivity Project in Morocco: (1) an evaluation of the modern olive oil processing units funded by the project, and (2) an evaluation of the project’s investments in irrigated olive and date areas.
The Impact of Playworks on Students’ Physical Activity by Race/Ethnicity: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial (Journal Article)Mar 30, 2016
The Playworks program places coaches in low-income urban schools to engage students in physical activity during recess. The purpose of this study was to estimate the impact of Playworks on students’ physical activity separately for Hispanic, non-Hispanic black, and non-Hispanic white students.
Evaluation of the Transition to High-Value Agriculture Project in Moldova: Baseline Findings from the 2013-2014 Farm Operator SurveyOct 23, 2015
This report describes the baseline findings from the 2013-2014 Farm Operator Survey for the evaluation of the Transition to High-Value Agriculture Project in Moldova.
Evaluation Design for the Transition to High-Value Agriculture Project in MoldovaOct 21, 2015
This report describes plans for the evaluation of the Transition to High-Value Agriculture Project in Moldova.
The Impact of Playworks on Boys' and Girls' Physical Activity During RecessMar 01, 2015
Playworks had a significant impact on some measures of girls’ physical activity at recess, but no significant impact on measures of boys’ physical activity.
When Do Regression-Adjusted Performance Measures Track Longer-Term Program Impacts? A Case Study for Job CorpsMar 30, 2014
Performance management systems may improve service delivery and participant outcomes, but they do not necessarily provide information on a program's causal effects. This article develops a statistical model that describes the conditions under which regression adjustment improves the performance–impact...
Findings from an Experimental Evaluation of Playworks: Effects on Play, Physical Activity, and RecessMay 30, 2013
The Playworks program places full-time coaches in low-income schools to provide opportunities for organized play during recess and throughout the school day.
Impact and Implementation Findings from an Experimental Evaluation of Playworks: Effects on School Climate, Academic Learning, Student Social Skills and BehaviorMar 30, 2013
Recess periods often lack the structure needed to support physical activity and positive social development (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2010).
Mortality Risk and Human Capital Investment: The Impact of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan AfricaFeb 28, 2011
Using data from Demographic and Health Surveys for 15 sub-Saharan African countries, this article estimates the relationship between regional HIV prevalence and the change in individual human capital investment over time.