Jan 2017
Author(s): Harker, Arturo;Taboada, Bibiana;Villalba, Harold;Castellani, Francesca
Esta nota técnica presenta el informe de línea de base de la evaluación de impacto del Programa de Madres Adolescentes de la Fundación Juan Felipe Gómez Escobar. La Fundación busca mejorar la calidad…
May 2014
Author(s): McCarthy, Nancy
Climate change could have serious effects on agricultural production worldwide, and particularly in Latin America. It threatens to increase the incidence of drought in some regions and flooding in…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola;Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline;Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper focuses on the performance of IDB projects between 1996 and 2011 disbursements. We present evidence on the evolution of disbursements with respect to the available funds and the evolution…
Apr 2012
Author(s): McCarthy, Nancy;Winters, Paul;Linares, Ana María;Essam, Timothy
Determining reasonable indicators for climate change projects is complicated by the long-term horizon of both mitigation and adaptation project impacts as well as the uncertainty associated with…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Winters, Paul;Salazar, Lina;Maffioli, Alessandro
The purpose of this guideline is to provide suggestions on designing impact evaluations for agricultural projects, particularly projects that directly target farmers, and seek to improve agricultural…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Taylor, J. Edward
The purpose of this guideline is to make practitioners aware of simulation approaches for the evaluation of tourism projects. Simulation approaches are particularly useful when experimental or…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Heinrich, Carolyn;Maffioli, Alessandro;Vázquez, Gonzalo
This document provides a guide to the key aspects of implementing Propensity-Score Matching (PSM) methodology. It summarizes the basic conditions under which PSM can be used to estimate the impact of…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Winters, Paul;Sitja Rubio, Susana
The purpose of this guideline is to discuss the objectives and approaches of regional (subnational) development programs in order to provide guidance on issues related to evaluating the impact of…
May 2010
Author(s): Angelucci, Manuela;Di Maro, Vincenzo
This note defines what spillover effects are, why it is important to measure them, and how to design an evaluation that will enable researchers to measure the impact of the program in the presence of…
May 2010
Author(s): Stecklov, Guy;Weinreb, Alex
While the science of program evaluation has come a tremendous distance in thepast couple of decades, measurement error remains a serious concern and its
implications are often poorly…
Sep 2009
Author(s): International Youth Foundation;Inter American Development Bank
This report evaluates the results of the first phase of the entra 21 program. It describes how 35 locally executed projects have implemented varying strategies to train some 19,000 young people,…