An Interactive Introduction to Randomized Evaluation

Utteeyo Dasgupta and Subha Mani
    We describe an impact evaluation exercise in the classroom. The proposed Classroom Randomized Control Trial Game can be used to introduce the nuts and bolts of randomized evaluation such as the Average Treatment Effect (ATE), Intent–to-Treat Effect (ITT), Sub-group Average Treatment Effect (SATE), and Externality Effect (EE). The game is easy to implement and provides students experiential learning opportunity through participating in a simple randomized control trial of their own.

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