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Andre is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Northwestern University, where he is focussing on evaluation methodology and policy analysis. His dissertation, funded by the International Growth Centre (IGC), is a mixed-methods randomised evaluation of a land rights intervention in Bihar, India. Other current projects include a preliminary evaluation of a gang violence reduction programme in Chicago (with Urban Labs), a study on tax reform in Pakistan, and ongoing literature reviews relating to governance interventions (with USAID (United States Agency for International Development)). Andre has been affiliated with USAID’s Democracy, Rights, and Governance Center, Mathematica Policy Research, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Landesa, and CGIAR.
Posts by Andre Nickow
Homestead land rights, that is, the security a household enjoys over the plot of land on which its dwelling is built, shape livelihoods and living standards for poor and marginalised populations in ru...
The Impact of Community Mobilization on Land Rights Governance: Evidence from a Homestead Land Entitlement Initiative in Gaya District of Bihar, India
This project evaluates the impact of a community level program in Gaya district that seeks to establish, train, and mobilize village-level community-based organizations to assist Scheduled Caste house...
- IGC Research on India