Training Events & Materials
Training Events & Materials
The Poverty Analysis, Monitoring, and Evaluation Thematic Group periodically organizes seminars, workshops, brown-bag lunches (BBLs), and training events. The announcements, presentations and papers presented at the events are archived here. Please click on the name of the event to access these materials (Use the free
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Date Title Presenters December 12 Early Childhood Development: Promoting the Well Being of Children and Families Craig Ramey (Georgetown University) October 24 Assessing the Poverty Impact of Economic Growth: The Case of Indonesia B. Essama-Nssah October 17 The Unique Face of Poverty and Vulnerability in Zambia: Shocks, Deteriorating Economic Conditions, and HIV/AIDS Valerie Kozel October 5 Impact Evaluation for Rural Roads Dominique Van de Walle, John Hine, Celeste Tarricone and Anne Rothbaum September 26 Benefit Incidence and Targeting Performance: A New Framework with Application to Subsidies for Infrastructure and Human Development in Africa Diego Angel-Urdinola, Prospere Backiny-Yetna, and Quentin Wodon May 15, 16, 18, 19 Simulating the Poverty Impact of Macroeconomic Shocks and Policies within the PAMS Framework B. Essama-Nssah May 11 More than a Pretty Picture: Using Poverty Maps to Design Better Policies and Interventions April 27-28 Measuring Service Delivery April 11 Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Report on Growth, Poverty and Inequality Ruslan Yemtsov March 29 Approaches to Impact Evaluation in Microfinance Projects Ghazala Mansuri, Xavier Giné, Pedro Olinto, Emmanuel Skoufias March 22-23 Frontiers in Practice: Reducing Poverty through Better Diagnostics March 21 Developing Poverty Maps to Improve Policies: The Experience of Ecuador Caridad Araujo March 16 Well-Being and Poverty in Ethiopia: The Role of Agriculture and Agency Luc Christiaensen March 14 Developing Poverty Maps to Improve Policies Jennie Litvack February 26 The Effect of Pre-Primary Education on Primary School Performance Paul Gertler February 6 Is Land Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa Cost-Effective? Evidence from Madagascar Hanan Jacoby January 24 Getting Girls into School: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia Deon Filmer and Norbert Schady
Date Title Presenters December 21 Evaluating Social Development Projects: Integrating the Art of Practice and the Science of Evaluation Michael Woolcock & Katherine Whiteside December 14 Improving Primary School Education in India: An Impact Assessment of DPEP-Phase I Elena Glinskaya & Jyotsna Jalan December 7 Poverty and Social Impact Analysis & Utility Reforms Vivien Foster November 30 Impact Evaluations: Early Childhood Development and Nutrition Program in Uganda Harold Alderman November 11 (A Proposal to Evaluate) the Impact of CrediAmigo and the Expansion of Access to Financial Services in Brazil Emmanuel Skoufias October 20 Medium and Long Run Effects of Nutrition and Child Care: Evaluation of a Community Nursery Program in Rural Colombia Orazio Attanasio October 19 Evaluating the Impact of HIV/AIDS Interventions: Challenges, Lessons and Findings David Wilson (Global HIV/AIDS Program, HDNGA) September 21 The Role of the Labor Market in MakingGrowth Pro-Poor John Nellis (Center for Global Development) May 25 Evaluating the Impact of Infrastructure Rehabilitation Interventions on Household Welfare in Georgia Michael M. Lokshin and Ruslan R. Yemtsov May 17 Who Cares about Corruption? Implications for the Design of Anticorruption Strategies Jamele Rigolini (New York University) May 10-14 Monitoring and Social Accountability for Roma Poverty Reduction Aline Coudouel May 7 Poverty Monitoring Systems in the Context of Poverty Reduction Strategies Francesca Bastagli, Aline Coudouel , Valerie Kozel, Keith Mackay and Kaspar Richter May 6 Poverty Assessment: Integrating Gender Analysis Pierella Paci, Florencia Casro-Leal and Malcolm Ehrenpreis May 4 Addressing Gender Issues in the PSIAs: Cases from Zambia, Chad and Guyana Steen Jorgensen, Kene Ezemenari, Nora Dudwick April 30 PRSPs, PRSCs, with a Focus on the Challenges of Monitoring Aline Coudouel, Norman Hicks, Stefan Koeberle April 26 Roads Out of Poverty: Assessing the Links Between Aid, Public Investment, Growth and Poverty Reduction Pierre-Richard Agénor (WBI and Yale University) and Karim El Aynaoui April 22 Public Sector Downsizing: Issues and Tools Martin Rama April 13 Social protection in a crisis: Argentina’s Jefes y Jefas- Emanuela Galasso March 16 Cost-Benefit Analysis as a Tool to Evaluate the Distributional Impacts of Water Sector Reform Caroline Van den Berg March 3 PSIA of Monetary and Exchange-Rate Reform Patrick Conway (University of North Carolina) February 24 Real and Distributive Effects of Petroleum Price Liberalization: The Case of Indonesia Benedict Clements (Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF) January 13 A Suggested Framework with Application to VAT in Bangladesh Shahabuddin M. Hossain (African Department, IMF)
Date Title Presenters November 18 Small Area Estimates of Welfare Impacts: The Case of Rice Price Changes in Madagascar Johan Mistiaen October 14 Subjective Welfare Analysis in a Poor Developing Country: Madagascar 2001 Nithin Umapathi June 19 Analysis of Institutional Barriers to Poverty Reduction – Poverty Analysis Clinic S. Shah, R. Nayar, T. Vishwanath, B. Bidani June 12 Introduction to the Comparative Development Performance (CDP) Approach Jim Cannon and Fulai Sheng (Conservation International) June 4 Fostering Country Ownership of Poverty Analysis: The January 2002 India Poverty Workshop – Poverty Analysis Clinic M. Ravallion, V. Kozel, A. Deaton May 20 Tracking the Poverty and Distributional Implications of Macroeconomic Performance with PAMS Boniface Essama Nssah and Issouf Samake May 13 A Programmatic Approach to Poverty Analysis: What Is It, and When Is It Appropriate? – Poverty Analysis Clinic R. Shaban and K. Richter April 10 Assessing Statistical Capacity & Improving Data Quality for Development Graham Eele & Neil Fantom, M. Belkindas, G.Delaine, L. Ojiambo April 9 Poverty Assessments: The Next Generation – Poverty Analysis Clinic G. Prennushi, T. Haque, K. Richter and Q. Wodon March 25 Outcomes of Power Sector Reform in ECA: The Case of Armenia Sudeshna Ghosh Banerjee March 11 Impact of Institutional and Trade Policy Reforms: Analysis of Mongolia’s Cashmere Sector Vera Songwe March 5 Evaluating the Poverty Impact of Projects: Tools for Practitioners (B-SPAN video) Judy Baker January 31 Sampling for Household and Enterprise Surveys Juan Munoz January 27 Poverty Monitoring in the Context of Poverty Reduction Strategies Aline Coudouel, Giovanna Prennushi, Keith Mackay
Date Title Presenters December 17 The Social Capital Assessment Tool (SOCAT) and the Local Level Institutions and Social Capital Study in Bosnia and Herzegovina P. Poggi and C. Grootaert June 19 Poverty Monitoring A. Coudouel, K. Beegle, T. Marchant, B. Rao, K. Sirker, K. Ezemenari, V. Kozel January 22 Poverty Monitoring Overview Course G. Prennushi, T. Marchant, K. Scott, P. Petesch, M. Woolcock