Evaluation Resources

Results 1-7 of 7 for 2007 Private sector

This sector assistance program evaluation assesses ADB's assistance to the energy sector in India, identifies lessons and makes recommendations for improving current and future operations.

This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation on the private sector development and operations to assess the degree to which PSOD is pursuing its objectives, the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations and extent of ADB's value

On 22 June 2007, the Director General of the Operations Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank received this response from the Managing Director General on behalf of Management on the Evaluation on ADB's Private Sector Development and Operations.

India’s economic liberalization reform process started approximately 15 years ago. At the time, because of a socialist philosophy, Government regulation and administrative processes at the national, state, and local levels were extensive. Public sector investment dominated the economy.

In the Philippines, the private sector has always played an important role in the economy. The country has been progressive in East Asia in terms of liberalizing the economy, privatizing state-owned firms, and procuring privately financed and operated infrastructure by using public private partnership (PPP) arrangements.

Following decades of war, Viet Nam adopted a socialist political system at the time of unification in 1976. In 1986, the Government launched the Doi Moi (economic renovation) policy that permitted a role for the private sector. Initially progress was slow, but the Government launched dramatic reform measures following a famine in the northern provinces of Viet Nam in 1988.

This special evaluation study reviews trends in foreign direct investment and reviews ADB's strategic response to these developments and the results detailed in previous country, sector, and project evaluations.