January 15 and 16, 2008
World Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC
The Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) Network, the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), and the Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) of the World Bank are pleased to announce a conference “Making Smart Policy: Using Impact Evaluation for Policy Making.”
The one-and-a-half-day conference will bring together policy makers and staff from development agencies (see Speaker Bios) to explore how to design and use impact evaluation for increased policy impact and how to generate greater demand for impact evaluations.
The conference, which is being cosponsored by DFID and the Government of the Netherlands, is open internally and externally to all with an interest in the assessment of development effectiveness or impact evaluation, so please feel free to share the invitation with interested colleagues.
Agenda (28kb PDF)
Conference Photos: Day 1 | Day 2
Opening Remarks and Where We Are in Assessing Development Effectiveness
The Role of Impact Evaluations in Assessing Development Effectiveness
The Role of Impact Evaluations in Development Agencies
Evidence and Use: Parallel Sector Sessions
- Sustainable Development
- Anti-Poverty Programs and Conditional Cash Transfers
Reporting Back from Sector Sessions
Role of Impact Evaluation in National Policy
Impact Evaluation Initiatives at the World Bank
How Can We Do Better?
(18kb PDF) — For participants attending the NONIE meeting on January 14, 2008.
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