PUBLISHED PAPERS

Growing Academic Frustration with Randomised Control Trials
Growing Academic Frustration with Randomised Control Trials

Fifteen leading economists, including three Nobel Prize winners, are fed up with randomized control trials (RCTs) determining the future of poverty alleviation [click here for the full article]. In August 2018 they banded together to speak out against what they call the “aid effectiveness” craze.  They are pushing back a growing trend to use the…

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Publications by Prof Sandy Cairncross (OBE)

1973-2012 (Book reviews and unpublished reports are not included; books and manuals are marked *) CAIRNCROSS, A.M. 1973. Deformations around model tunnels in stiff clay. PhD thesis, University of Cambridge. Atkinson, J.H. and CAIRNCROSS, A.M.  1973.  Collapse of a shallow tunnel in a Mohr‑Coulomb material.  Proceedings of the Roscoe Memorial Symposium on Plasticity in Soil…

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