Presentation on theme: "Country-led impact evaluation: A survey of development practitioners Denis Jobin Vice-President IDEAS."— Presentation transcript:
Country-led impact evaluation: A survey of development practitioners Denis Jobin Vice-President IDEAS
Presentation outline Relation between Good governance and CLE (CLIE: country-led impact evaluation) CLIE and Quality Survey results of development evaluators practitioners
Why Country-led Evaluation? Relation between Country-led evaluation and good governance: transaction costs – Relationship with 3 out of 6 characteristics of good governance (WB) Voice and accountability Government effectiveness Control of corruption
Why Country-led Evaluation? CLIE and Quality – No agreed upon definition of Evaluation quality – Should be method free or method driven? Farrington, D Statistical Conclusion Validity Internal Validity Construct Validity External Validity Jobin, D. – the joint ability that an evaluator will1- assess and 2- report on the performance of an institutional arrangement by the product of its competence (ability to assess) and the product of its independence (ability of revealing)
Why Country-led Evaluation? Survey results: – Dominant approach: The Logical Framework Approach – Dominant method: case study – Counterfactuals important? – 41% believe not important (32% are important) Conclusion: Many challenges remains, Capacity, agreed upon definitions standards, quality.