Nesta’s James Phipps and Teo Firpo explain how randomised controlled trials can be used to capture the impact of an intervention.
Read the full article
Who is this for?
This article is part of the new experimentation toolkit developed by Innovation Growth Lab to help policymakers in innovation and entrepreneurship test new ideas. It's a good explainer for those who are new to RCTs.
How could this improve services for young people?
Randomised controlled trials are considered to be the most rigorous way of establishing if evidence resulting from an experiment shows that the outcomes have been caused by the programme or intervention.
Doing randomised controlled trials in the real world
Our monthly newsletter collects news, events, research and blogs from the Centre, our networks and practitioners and organisations around the world. Sign-up here