The Error with Randomized Control Trials

In Kenya, some foreign economists thought it wise to disconnect some residents of a Nairobi slum from access to public water supply to test the hypothesis that – drumroll- it induces landlords to pay water rates. Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) is an experimental design that has curiously become popular with American and European social scientists …

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Introduction to Research and 10 Purposes of Research

10 Purposes of Research | Introduction to Research | What is Research | ResearchRound

What is Research? Jonathan O’Donnell of the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia, defined research on The Research Whisperer as “the creation of new knowledge and/or the use of existing knowledge in a new and creative way so as to generate new concepts, methodologies and understandings”. Research deals a lot with bringing previously unknown …

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