7. Film a video

A lot of people would prefer you just explain your research to them, rather than actually having to READ SOMETHING. A few months ago I made a video describing the results of my work (with Holtemeyer and Kosec) on cash transfers in Tanzania in 90 seconds. I made it on my phone, and the entire process took less than an hour. Of course, you can probably tell that from the bare bones production. But quite a few people responded favorably on twitter, where I posted it directly. Alice Evans has made several of these, and gives advice on what makes a good one.

Below a nice example with Nick Bloom talking about his research on a management intervention in India.

With my 90 second video, I posted it directly on Twitter and on Facebook as well as posting it on Youtube.


See here for all our advice on how to make videos 


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