Publications The Experimenter’s Inventory: A catalogue of experiments for decision-makers and professionals

The Experimenter’s Inventory: A catalogue of experiments for decision-makers and professionals

Published January 2020

What is experimentation in policy or practice? And why is an experiment worth investing in?

What can an experiment tell you? And when or where might it fall short?

Answers to these questions are often complicated and unclear. This inventory provides an antidote: a catalogue of experiments of different shapes and sizes, and simple advice on the pros and cons of different designs.