I have written a number of items about the Millennium Villages Project evaluation. Here is a set of links:
"When Does Rigorous Impact Evaluation Make a Difference? The Case of the Millennium Villages," with Michael Clemens. Journal of Development Effectiveness. Volume 3, Issue 11, 2011.
"The New Transparency in Development Economics: Lessons from the Millennium Villages Controversy," with Michael Clemens. 2013. Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 342 (forthcoming in World Economics).
Ungated working paper versions of JDeff paper:
Press coverage of the JDeff paper:
Audio and video:
Video of a debate at Oxford on the Millennium Villages evaluation, between myself and John McArthur of the MVP
Blog discussion related to JDeff paper:
Our reply to their response
Additional posts on Africa Can blog related to the JDeff paper: one, two, three
Articles published in the Lancet
Press coverage of the Lancet paper and retraction:The Economist magazine
Blog discussion (very incomplete list):