On Tuesday January 24th I had the pleasure of being one of the panelists for the session “experiences in selecting impact evaluation methods for projects” during the International Workshop on Surveys and Impact Evaluation. My co-panelists were Yyannu Cruz Aguayo, Rodolfo Stucchi from IDB, Francisco Gallego from the Catholic University of Chile and Alessandro Maffioli, also … [Read more...] about Careful: The object of the analysis determines the methodology…not the other way round!
differences in differences
We finished the first week of the International Workshop on Surveys and Impact Evaluation on Friday 20th January with the presentation of four examples of impact evaluations of programs in the region. 1) Productive Sector Rodolfo Stucchi from the IDB presented the results of an impact evaluation of the Chilean Supplier Development Program, aimed at improving and … [Read more...] about Four Impact Evaluations from Latin America: comparing apples with apples
With the purpose of providing support for those in charge of overseeing evaluations, we at the Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness at the IDB are producing guidelines on selected topics and methods. This allows non-evaluators to understand the key steps that are necessary for a credible evaluation to take place. Our latest publication is Building an … [Read more...] about A new evaluation guide for practitioners: labor market programs