Publications

Can Discussions about Girls’ Education Improve Academic Outcomes? Evidence from a Randomized Development Project

Christopher S Cotton, Ardyn Nordstrom, Jordan Nanowski, Eric Richert, Can Discussions about Girls’ Education Improve Academic Outcomes? Evidence from a Randomized Development Project, The World Bank Economic Review, 2024;, lhae021, https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhae021

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Value for Money Analysis: I-GATE-T Endline Evaluation

Cotton, Chris; MacKinnon, Jay; Nordstrom, Ardyn; Robb, Zachary; Wallace, Lindsay. 2021. Value for Money Analysis IGATE-T Endline Evaluation. https://www.worldvision.org.uk/media/ntqhehvt/igate-value-for-money-analysis-021221.pdf

Professional Report

Measuring Jobs Impacts: A Decision Framework and Available Methods

Lloyd-Ellis, Huw; Kashi, Bahman; Crowley, Brett. 2023. Measuring Jobs Impacts: A Decision Framework and Available Methods. Jobs Guide; Issue 8. © Washington, DC: World Bank. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/40792 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.

Professional Report

Integrating Ecosystem Values Into Cost-Benefit Analysis: Recommendations for USAID and Practitioners

Kashi, Bahman; Simpson, David; Simón, Cecilia; Higgins, Mark; Manion, Nathan; Bruner, Aaron (2018). Integrating Ecosystem Values Into Cost-Benefit Analysis: Recommendations for USAID and Practitioners. United States Agency for International Development.

Professional Report

Kingston Broadband Gap Analysis Final Report

Crowley, B., Lloyd-Ellis, H., Mabee, W., Kinakin, E., McKegney, N., Gribbin, K., & Kashi, B. (2020). Kingston Broadband Gap Analysis Final Report. Prepared for: City of Kingston.

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Trade, poverty and food security: A survey of recent research and its implications for East Africa

Huw Lloyd-Ellis & Ardyn Nordstrom, 2021. “Trade, poverty and food security: A survey of recent research and its implications for East Africa,” Working Paper 1460, Economics Department, Queen’s University.

Professional Report

Multiple micronutrient supplementation cost–benefit tool for informing maternal nutrition policy and investment decisions

Verney, A. M. J., Busch-Hallen, J. F., Walters, D. D., Rowe, S. N., Kurzawa, Z. A., & Arabi, M. (2023). Multiple micronutrient supplementation cost–benefit tool for informing maternal nutrition policy and investment decisions. Maternal & Child Nutrition, e13523. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13523

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Financing Disability-Inclusive Education

Kerr, Kimberley and Kurzawa, Zuzanna, Financing Disability-Inclusive Education. United States Agency for International Development, Center for Education, 2022.

Professional Report

Handling Risk and Uncertainty in Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Practitioner’s Guide

Kashi, Bahman, and Hyman, Eric (2023). Handling Risk and Uncertainty in Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Practitioner’s Guide. Washington, DC: Integra Government Services International LLC, Prepared for the USAID-Funded Learning, Evaluation and Analysis Project III (LEAP III) Activity.

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Power Africa Transaction and Reforms Program (PATRP) Performance Evaluation Report

Biddington, Michael; Wentzel, Ken; MacKinnon, Jay; Crowley, Brett; Kashi, Bahman. (2020). Power Africa Transaction and Reforms Program (PATRP) Performance Evaluation Report. Washington, DC: Integra Government Services International LLC, Prepared for the USAID-Funded Learning, Evaluation and Analysis Project III (LEAP III) Activity.

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Cost-Benefit Analysis of Resilience in the Sahel (RISE) II – Yalwa and Yidgiri Activities

Bahn, Rachel; Carello, Sarah; Crowley, Brett; Robb, Zachary; Kashi, Bahman. (2022). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Resilience in the Sahel (RISE) II – Yalwa and Yidgiri Activities. Washington, DC: Integra Government Services International LLC, Prepared for the USAID-Funded Learning, Evaluation and Analysis Project III (LEAP III) Activity.

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Assessment of the 2015 USAID Guidelines for Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Kashi, Bahman; Frédéric Tremblay; Kristen Schubert; Zuzanna Kurzawa; Kemal Bagzibagli (Limestone Analytics); and Eric Hyman (USAID). 2022. Assessment of the 2015 USAID Guidelines for Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Washington, DC: Integra Government Services International LLC, Prepared for the USAID-Funded Learning, Evaluation and Analysis Project III (LEAP III) Activity.

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G2P and Digital Financial Inclusion: Reflections on Progress and Recommendations for the Future

Wallace L., Morawczynski O., & Shreya N. (2022). G2P and Digital Financial Inclusion: Reflections on Progress and Recommendations for the Future. Prepared for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Financial Services for the Poor Team.

Professional Report

Food for Peace Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Cabot-Venton, C, Root. C, Davis, S, DeYoung, S, Kashi, B.(2020). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of USAID Food for Peace Emergency Food Security Activities. This report was written under the LEAP III: Learning, Evaluation, and Analysis Project.

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Business Case Report – Production of Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

Kashi, B, Carello, S, Vanderwees, K. (2021). Production of Plant-Based Meat Alternatives – Business Case Report. Limestone Analytics

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Mid Term Performance Evaluation Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze Activity

Gordon, D, Cohen, E, Martinez, N, Carello S, and Hakizayezu, M. (2021). Mid Term Performance Evaluation Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze Activity. Limestone Analytics. Prepared for USAID

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Improving the Tracking and Traceability of U.S. Food AID: A Feasibility Study

Martinez, N, Minocha, M, Mackinnon, J, Zegeye, AM, Kim L, Kashi, B. (2020). Improving the Tracking and Traceability of US Food AID: A Feasibility Study.

Prepared for International Development (USAID) and was prepared by Integra Government Services International LLC for the Learning, Evaluation, and Analysis Project (LEAP III) Activity.

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Cost-Benefit Analysis of Government Services to Support MSMEs in Malawi

Kashi, B, Wallace, L, Bagzibagli, K, Davis, S, Robb, Z, Chingaipe, H, Chinsinga, B, Wong, B. (2021). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Government Services to Support MSMEs in Malawi -Final Report. Limestone Analytics. Prepared for Copenhagen Consensus Center (Malawi Priorities)

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Internal Evaluation Report 2020-DIAL-1.0-Endline-Evaluation

Wallace, L, Morawczynski, O, Wensley, M, Mbendera, Alinafe, Henriques T, Kashi, B, Shannon, Davies and Crowley, B. (2021). Internal Evaluation Report Extended Executive Summary. DIAL 1.0 Endline Evaluation.
Internal Evaluation Report Extended Executive Summary. Prepared for Digital Impact Alliance

Professional Report

Participant Financial Analysis for Resilience Food Security Activities

Schubert, K, Kashi, B.(2021). Participant Financial Analysis for Resilience Food Security Activities. Prepared for USAID

 

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Optimizing stimulus spending in Malawi

Limestone COVID-19 Update #4 (2021). “Optimizing stimulus spending in Malawi” (limestone-analytics.com).

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The Economic Costs of Delayed Policy & Delayed Vaccines

Brady, C, Cotton, C, Lloyd-Ellis, H, Tremblay, F. (2021). The Economic Costs of Delayed Policy & Delayed Vaccines. Limestone Analytics

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Impact Evaluation of Girls’ Education in Zimbabwe (Infographic)

IGATE-T: 2017 – 2021 (Infographic); Promoting education and gender equity in rural Zimbabwe since 2017

Infographic

New Variants of COVID-19: What Are The Economic Costs?

Cotton C, Crowley B, Kashi B, Lloyd-Ellis. H, and Tremblay F. (2021). New Variants of COVID-19: What Are The Economic Costs? Limestone Analytics COVID-19 Update #3.

Professional Report

Malawi in 2025: Emerging from Crisis?

Brady, C, Cotton, C, Crowley, B, Davis, S, Farquharson, C, Kashi, B, Lloyd-Ellis, H, Tremblay, F. (2020). Malawi in 2025: Emerging from Crisis? Limestone Analytics

Professional Report

Will the Canadian Shield lockdown policy save jobs in Ontario?

Cotton C, Crowley B, Kashi B, Lloyd-Ellis. H, and Tremblay F. (2020). Will the Canadian Shield lockdown policy save jobs in Ontario? Limestone Analytics COVID-19 Update #2.

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COVID-19 Planning for 2021: Comparing the Economic Impact of Alternative Recovery Scenarios

Cotton, C., Crowley, B., Kashi, B., Lloyd-Ellis, H., & Tremblay, F. (2020). COVID-19 Planning for 2021: Comparing the Economic Impact of Alternative Recovery Scenarios. Limestone Analytics

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Training healthcare workers increases IFA use and adherence: Evidence and cost-effectiveness analysis from Bangladesh

Kurzawa Z, Cotton CS, Mazurkewich N, Verney A, Busch-Hallen J, Kashi B. (2020). Training healthcare workers increases IFA use and adherence: Evidence and cost-effectiveness analysis from Bangladesh. Matern Child Nutr. 2020;e13124.

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Quantifying the Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Policy Responses on Canada’s Provinces in (Almost) Real Time.

Cotton C, Crowley B, Kashi B, Lloyd-Ellis. H, and Tremblay F. (2020). Quantifying the Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Policy Responses on Canada’s Provinces in (Almost) Real-Time. Working Paper 1441, Economics Department, Queen’s University.

 

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Economic Analysis of the Conservation & Communities Project

Martinez N, Simpson D, Kashi B, Rabearison M, Crowley B. (2020). Economic Analysis of the Conservation & Communities Project. Prepared for USAID.

Professional Report

Zambia Private Health Sector Assessment: SRH & HIV

Ramchandani R, Kurzawa Z, Nemarich C. (2019). Zambia Private Health Sector Assessment: SRH & HIV – Final Report. Document prepared for USAID.

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2018 WVC Youth Ready Impact Evaluation

Cotton C, Tremblay F, Kurzawa Z, Brett C. (2018). 2018 WVC Youth Ready Impact Evaluation. Endline assessment for El Salvador and Honduras 2018-2019.

Professional Report

Multiple Micronutrient Supplements Are More Cost-effective Than Iron and Folic Acid

Kashi B, Godin C, Kurzawa Z, Verney A, Busch-Hallen J, De-Regil Z. (2019). Multiple Micronutrient Supplements Are More Cost-effective than Iron and Folic Acid: Modeling Results from 3 High-Burden Asian Countries. The Journal of Nutrition, 149(7): 1222-1229. DOI: 10.1093/jn/nxz052

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