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Preparing for the Focus Group Discussion

Prateek Aggarwal is the Field Manager at Outline India.He has previously worked in Management Coordination and Support Team at Pragya. He was a fellow at Milaap and took part as a field investigator in FOCUS 2 report undertaken by centre for equity studies.He has a Masters Degree in Sociology from Ambedkar University….

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CHALLENGES IN MEASURING WASH BEHAVIOUR

Devarya Srivastava is an Intern at Outline India.He is a second-year economics student at Shiv Nadar University. Here is a snippet of his views on measuring WASH (Water, Sanitation ,and Health) behaviour after his experience in the field for Outline India’s internal research project. One of the key objectives of the Swachh…

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Insight on Field Management

Prateek Aggarwal is the Field Manager at Outline India.He has previously worked in Management Coordination and Support Team at Pragya. He was a fellow at Milaap and took part as a field investigator in FOCUS 2 report undertaken by centre for equity studies.He has a Masters Degree in Sociology from…

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What is a Pre-test? And Why should I do it?

Tanvir Malik is a Research Trainee at Outline India. He has completed his Masters in Economics from Delhi University. The following piece argues that the foundation of good data is asking the right questions in the right way.   What is a Pre-test? And why should I do it? The foundation…

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RIDING IN A MAN’S WORLD

As a child, whenever I tried lifting a heavy suit case or when I wanted to climb a tree or even when I volunteered to open the pickle jar for my grandmother; I have been told multiple times, “You cannot do this. You are not cut out for this job….

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मुझे आउटलाइन इंडिया के साथ काम करना पसंद है

मेरा NGO तथा मार्किट रिसर्च कंपनी में काम करने का लगभग आठ वर्ष का अनुभव है | इस दौरान मैंने झारखण्ड के विभिन्न क्षेत्रो में फील्ड वर्क किआ है| आउटलाइन इंडिया से मैं जनवरी 2016 से जुड़ा और तबसे मैंने उनके साथ २ प्रोजेक्ट्स किये है| हाल ही में Going…

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The fallacy of maps

Prerna Mukharya is the Founder of Outline India. She holds a Masters in Economics from Boston University and has prior research experience at Centre for Policy Research, and Harvard University. Outline India is about data in the development sector while focusing on ground level work. About 4 years old, 21…

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Data Curation

Nishmeet Singh is a Research Analyst at Outline India. He has previously worked as an Intern with the Center of WTO Studies, IIFT, New Delhi. He holds a Masters degree in Development Economics from South Asian University and a Bachelors in Economics from Delhi University.   Data curation is defined…

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Impact Investment: The New Buzz Word

As a Business Development Officer, Astha Mathur identifies the trendsetter ideas, screens potential business deals, evaluates options and recommends equity investments. Astha has previously interned with organisations like Siemens Ltd, Mumbai; Rapid Metro Gurgaon Ltd, and PowerQtech.PTE, Singapore. She conceptualized, designed and built a “Circuit Breaker Simulator” as her project during six month…

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Conducting Research with Children

Yashi Srivastava is a Research Trainee with Outline India. She has extensive experience working on Gender issues with special focus on Sexual and Gender Based Violence. Yashi has completed Bachelors in Law and Masters in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics.   The shift in social sciences of viewing children…

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Use of Qualitative Methods in Impact Evaluation

Ekata Bakshi worked as a researcher in a ICSSR sponsored Delhi-based project on providing violence free urban spaces to women and in a UNICEF sponsored project on locating the economic and socio-cultural causes of malnutrition in the state of Bihar. She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru…

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The Essentials for Generating Objective Procedures of Enquiry

Samayita Ghosh, Senior Research Associate, Outline India. Her prior research includes fieldwork in Bengal to understand the status of HIV/AIDs among Muslim communities: its sociological connotation and the socio-economic profiling of the artisan colonies in Kolkata. She was recipient of the KN Raj Fellowship in 2012 at the Centre for Development…

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House listing – A census exercise

Aashay is a Research Trainee at Outline India. Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Akerlof, he has done some research in the field of Happiness Economics. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Warwick and a Bachelors degree in Economics from Delhi University. Overview A household…

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Pre-Testing Survey Questionnaires

Nishmeet is a Research Analyst at Outline India. He has previously worked as a Research Intern with Center for WTO Studies, IIFT New Delhi on Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and is particularly interested in International Trade. His expertise lies in number crunching and handling large data sets along with designing. Nishmeet completed his…

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What is a Cognitive Interview?

Ekata is a Research Associate at Outline India. She worked as a researcher in a ICSSR sponsored Delhi-based project on providing violence free urban spaces to women and in a UNICEF sponsored project on locating the economic and socio-cultural causes of malnutrition in the state of Bihar.  She has submitted…