Methodologies

In order to carry out a Research, Monitoring or Evaluation project, choosing the right kind of methodology is paramount depending on the research objectives. Irrespective of whether the study is qualitative or quantitative or mixed, it is important to choose the method that best suits the study needs in the context of the overall intention of the research. DevInsights experienced team is creative and innovative in exploring alternative methods that can be adopted in a research. The decision to adopt a method is based on some of the key questions like, objective of study, target respondents, users of research, where the data is collected, who collects data, the analysis plan, ethical issues etc.

The research team at DevInsights are completely hands on and well equipped in utilizing the most appropriate techniques and designs suiting the requirements of the project. Some of the methodologies that we adopt are:

Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT)
Quasi-experimental design
Propensity Score Matching (PSM)
Difference in Difference (DID)
Longitudinal Cohort
FGD, In-depth Interviews, Observations
PRA / PLA techniques
Standardized Patients / Mystery Clients

methodologies