IPA has compiled this set of resources on data collection and storage to aid in the development of monitoring and evaluation plans. When used in conjunction with a solid theory of change, these resources can help to ensure the collection of credible, actionable, and transportable data.

The topics covered include:

  • Designing survey instruments
  • Generating credible survey questions
  • Power calculations
  • Using administrative data for evaluations
  • Using mobile or paper-based surveys
  • Data and code management
Publication type: 
Goldilocks Toolkit
Developing Organization: 
January 04, 2016
February 2016
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