Impact Evaluation: Methodological and Operational Issues

Institutional Document | August 2006

This quick reference provides an overview of methods available for evaluating impacts of development programs, and addresses some common operational concerns about their practical application.

This quick reference provides an overview of methods available for evaluating impacts of development programs, and addresses some common operational concerns about their practical application. It is tailored for ADB staff and consultants and their counterparts in developing member countries, although equally useful for those in similar institutional settings.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • What is Impact Evaluation?
  • How to Do an Impact Evaluation: A Methodological Overview
  • Myths and Realities of Impact Evaluation
  • Operational Implications
  • Case Studies
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Recommended Readings
  • References

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • ADB administration and governance
  • Poverty

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