The impact of impact evaluation
In 2006 the Center for Global Development’s report ‘When Will We Ever Learn? Improving lives through impact evaluation’ bemoaned the lack of rigorous impact evaluations. The authors of the present paper researched international organizations and...
Impact evaluation and synthesis
We examine how impact evaluation (IE) and associated syntheses contribute to evidence generation in low- and middle-income (LMIC) countries. We interviewed over 50 individuals from relevant organisations and five LMIC countries and drew on data from...
Research for development: the first ten years of UNU/WIDER
This report, covering the first ten years of the institute's existence, gives readers a comprehensive overview of the activities and achievements of UNU-WIDER. It provides the overall work of UNU-WIDER completed during its first decade.