CEDIL (Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning https://cedilprogramme.org) was established in 2017 with UK aid funding from the UK government. CEDIL develops and tests innovative approaches to impact evaluation and evidence synthesis in low-income countries. The CEDIL Conference 2023 gathered some key players in impact evaluation as speakers and session Chairs: Annie Duflo, Arianna… Read More The future of impact evaluation – CEDIL conference concludes
The EuropeAid Evaluation Guidelines are still here. The site offers methodological bases, evaluation tools, documents, examples and a glossary. EuropeAid – Evaluation – Guidelines.
This website is for people involved in applied social research and evaluation. You’ll find lots of resources and links to other locations on the Web that deal in applied social research methods. via Social Research Methods.
theory-based approach to impact evaluation maps out the causal chain from inputs to outcomes and impact, and tests the underlying assumptions. Despite wide agreement that this approach will address the why question, it has not often been effectively used. Most studies make speculations as to the reasons for impact, or differences in impact, rather than… Read More Theory-Based Impact Evaluation: Principles and Practice, by Howard White
Mira – Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo. IDB calls for proposals about impact assessment methodologies in Latin America and the Caribbean Deadline for submissions is June 13th. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is calling for proposals about “Measuring Institutional Impact on the Region of the Americas (MIRA).” The Bank will select eight proposals to carry out… Read More IDB calls for proposals about impact assessment methodologies
Publications – Wageningen UR – Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation. Recently published by the Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University & Research centre, Wageningen (The Netherlands), the guide is primarily for evaluators working in the international development sector. It is also useful for commissioner of evaluations, evaluation managers and M&E officers.The guide explains how… Read More Making evaluations matter: A practical guide for evaluators – Wageningen UR
How can better models of change sharpen up our work on development? via Duncan Green, Head of Research for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’, has a new blog entry. It relates to our discussion about systems thinking in evaluation. What does complexity theory add to/subtract from our thinking about development?
Digital Resources for Evaluators. Digital Resources for Evaluators A collection of online resources for evaluators, including Communities of Evaluators; Education and Training in Evaluation; Governments, Agencies, Foundations, Organizations; Companies and Consultants; Evaluation Texts and Documents; Instruments, Data, Surveys, Statistics, and Software; and Funding and Employment.
methods in social research. Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research This page lists FREE resources for methods in evaluation and social research. The focus is on “how-to” do evaluation research and the methods used: surveys, focus groups, sampling, interviews, and other methods.