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An introduction to the use of randomised control trials to evaluate

Author: White, H.
Publication date: 2013, In: Journal of Development Effectiveness, Vol. 5, No. 1, 30–49

This article presents an introduction to Randomised control trials (RCTs). RCTs analyse what difference a programme makes through comparing those in the programme to a control group who do not receive it. Random assignment to the project and control groups overcomes selection bias which will otherwise occur from programme placement or self-selection.