Evaluation Resources

This study shows that ADB’s support has been relevant and responsive to the sector development needs of developing member countries. ADB support performed reasonably well at the macro level in easing regulatory and policy constraints. However, it was less than effective in market and institutional development, sustainability of microfinance operations, and outreach to the poor.

This brief discusses the potential risks to Asia from a crisis in Europe, and provides lessons from evaluations of crisis response support prepared by ADB and other international financial institutions.

This report reviews the emerging experience with the economic crisis emanating from the Euro area to draw implications of such situations for Asia and ADB. It draws on analysis within the ADB, in other international financial institutions (IFIs), and in the research community, with particular attention to the lessons from evaluations of past crises and IFI responses to them.

This special evaluation study presents an independent evaluation of the implementation of ADB's first three financing partnership facilities (FPF) in the areas of water, regional cooperation and integration, and clean energy.

This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation on the performance of ADB's public and private sector operations in support of PPPs in power, transport, and water sectors, and the development of related frameworks in the past two decades.

This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation on ADB's support for financial intermediation through a review of past experiences and evolving nature of ADB's practices in financial intermediation for private sector development in DMCs.

This issue of the Learning Curves looked into the performance of ADB's public and private sector assistance related to the development of policy, legal and regulatory framework and institutions for stock and bond markets from 1986-2006.

This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation study on ADB's private equity fund (PEF) operations from 1983 to 2007 and how PEF operations could contribute better to private sector development.

On January 2008, 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 Project Performance Evaluation Report for the Second Financial Sector Program in Mongolia.

This issue of the Learning Curves looked into the evaluation on policy-based lending and emerging practices in supporting reforms in developing member countries.