Evaluation Resources

This special evaluation study aimed to determine the major causes of cost underruns and overruns of ADB projects, assess the contribution of each major factor to cost variations and recommend ways to improve the reliability of cost estimates.

This study seeks examines the reasons for establishing the ADF, the objectives, policies, and strategies governing the use of the ADF, the performance of projects funded under the ADF and the implications for ADB's current strategic direction and operations.

This special evaluation study aims to provide a systematic and rigorous assessment of economic and sector work efforts within ADB.

This study assesses the extent to which participatory development processes enhanced the effectiveness and sustainability of ADB's projects and recommend appropriate participatory development methodology and institutional changes.

This special evaluation study was designed to analyze which aspects of the public expenditure management cycle ADB's technical assistance addresses and which approaches it uses for building capacities.

This special evaluation study reviews the effectiveness of involving NGOs/CBOs in ADB lending and technical assistance operations and determine whether such involvement helps address issues and priorities of ADB's development agenda more effectively.

This special evaluation study assesses the design, implementation experience, and operational performance of ADB’s institutional strengthening programs in Kazakhastan and the Kyrgyz Republic, and their contribution to capacity building.

This study reviews the effectiveness of ADB's midterm review (MTR) process and identify broad lessons and recommend implementable steps and action plans to be taken by the ADB and DMCs toward improving the effectiveness of the MTR process.

This special evaluation study identifies the underlying factors contributing to the delay in the engagement of consultants, examines their implications and proposes measures for timely engagement and effective use of consultants.

This special evaluation study reviews multiproject lending in the smaller developing member countries.