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CRRC-Georgia is hiring a Policy Analyst

CRRC-Georgia is looking for a Policy Analyst, who is expected to participate in designing, implementing, and analyzing CRRC’s research outputs in Georgia. This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week with a minimum time commitment of two years.

Requirements:
  • MA degree or higher in economics, public policy, sociology, psychology, education or any other field of social sciences;
  • Proficient in statistical data analysis software and/or computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software (e.g. R; Stata; SPSS; Python; or CAQDAS software such as NVIVO, MaxQDA);
  • At least three years of experience in social science research.
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Tales from the Caucasus Barometer

“If you had a chance, would you leave Georgia for a certain period of time to live somewhere else?” According to Caucasus Barometer 2017, over half of the adult population of Georgia (55%) responded positively to this question.

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Data Bites | September 2018

The September issue of CRRC's Data Bites newsletter is out.
Read about most popular blog posts of CRRC, media coverage and launch of new surveys in the September 2018 issue of CRRC's monthly newsletter.
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Post-Hoc Blocking for Quasi-Experimental Impact Evaluation: An example from the Impact Evaluation of the Agricultural Support Program in Georgia

On Wednesday, March 21, at 18:30 Dustin Gilbreath will give a talk impact evaluation in agriculture: "Post-Hoc Blocking for Quasi-Experimental Impact Evaluation: An example from the Impact Evaluation of the Agricultural Support Program in Georgia". This is the fourth talk of the Spring 2018 Works-in-Progress series. In this talk, Dustin proposes a post-hoc, quasi-experimental blocking process using the genetic matching algorithm as a tool that aims to recreate the conditions of random assignment for community level interventions. He argues that this method should better approximate the conditions of a randomized control trial than using matching at the individual level alone.
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