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- DocumentConsultative Group to Assist the Poorest, 2007This document presents an appraisal guide incorporating the latest microfinance knowledge and best practices to help analysts evaluate microfinance institutions (MFIs). The guide is particularly aimed at funders and consultants who analyse the MFIs, however others such as commercial banks or investors may also find it useful.DocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2007Fiscal Sustainability Analysis (FSA) was developed by the World Bank to further enhance understanding of fiscal policy and the constraints faced by policy makers in middle-income countries.DocumentDevTech Systems, 2006This paper presents quantitative research instruments developed for a study examining gender-based violence in schools in Malawi.The authors present details on the sampling methodology, interview guidelines, and suggested preliminary data analysis.DocumentInternational NGO Training and Research Centre, 2007Developing organisational learning capacity does not just happen: it requires conscious effort. This paper explores the organisational learning processes of development NGOs.DocumentInternational Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, 2005In every system of education changes are made by educational planners with the aim of improving the quality of education.DocumentCenter for International Development, Harvard University, 2006This paper is a practical guide for researchers, students and practitioners in development economics wishing to introduce randomisation as part of a research design in the field.It first covers the rationale for the use of randomisation, as a solution to selection bias and a partial solution to publication biases.DocumentCentre for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, 2006This paper gives a brief introduction to the topic of survival analysis and explains how to interpret the output of Cox Proportional Hazard Models in the statistical package STATA.Survival data analysis is also referred to as Transition Data analysis, Event History Analysis or Duration data analysis.DocumentPolicy Power tools, 2005Stakeholder power analysis is a tool which helps understand how people affect policies and institutions, and how policies and institutions affect people.DocumentCenter for International Earth Science Information Network, 2006This guide is a joint publication by the Centre for International Earth Science Information Network and UNICEF.