2012 Annual Conference: Debates in Development

Program and Speaker Bios

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DRI’s annual conference took place on March 22, 2012 at the Great Hall at Cooper Union. More than 700 guests attended to take part in open, direct discussions about evaluation and the search for answers in development. In a post-conference survey, 70 percent of respondents said the conference changed the way they think about aid and development.

Photographs (thanks to photographer Annie Klink)

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Videos (courtesy NYU-TV)

Introduction:  

Session I: Development Goals, Evaluation, and Learning from Projects in Africa






Keynote Address: Finding Answers in the Global Market


Session III: Searching for Answers with Randomized Experiments




Blog Coverage

The DRI Conference by the Numbers by Laura Freschi and Tanja Goodwin
DRI Debates Quick Hitters by Tom Murphy
Planners, Evaluators, and Entrepreneurs by Ian Thorpe
Thoughts on DRI Debates: The Search for Answers by mariaranderson
DRI Debates: A Summary in Tweets by Tom Murphy
Friends, Family, and Fools by Chevelle Dixon