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Evaluating the Impact of Development Projects on Poverty: A Handbook for Practitioners
Abstract This handbook seeks to provide project managers and policy analysts with the tools needed for evaluating the social and economic impacts of assistance projects in poor communities, such as micro-financing, nutrition and education programs.  +
DIA/Approach The handbook presents quantitative and qua
The handbook presents quantitative and qualitative methodologies, as well as case examples, focused on assessing the impact of projects targeted to the poor. The handbook guides the reader through key steps in designing and implementing impact evaluations, and includes a discussion of lessons learned from a rich set of “good practice" evaluations of poverty projects that have been reviewed for this handbook.
that have been reviewed for this handbook.  +
DIA/CaseStudies A dozen case studies are presented at the end of the guide.  +
DIA/Inputs Input data for impact valuation varies on
Input data for impact valuation varies on a project basis. Examples of input data used are: household income and expenditure surveys; living standards measurement studies; labor market surveys; records of cooperatives; credit unions and other financial institutions.
t unions and other financial institutions.  +
DIA/Level Local  + , Project  +
DIA/Outputs Helps in answering questions like: # How the project affected beneficiaries; # Whether any improvements were a direct result of the project; # Whether the program design could be modified to improve impact; and, # Whether the costs were justified.  +
DIA/Topic Economic  + , Social  +
DIA/Topic/Economic Employment  + , All  + , General  +
DIA/Topic/Social Education  + , All  + , Energy Access  + , Gender  + , Public Health  + , Rural Development  + , General  +
DIA/Training No training offered; General knowledge of statistics recommended  +
DIA/Type Guidebook/Manual  +
Developer World Bank +
Name Evaluating the Impact of Development Projects on Poverty: A Handbook for Practitioners  +
OpenEI/PageKeyword Evaluating the Impact of Development Projects on Poverty: A Handbook for Practitioners  + , Energy  + , World Bank  +
OpenEI/Tool/CostRange Free  +
OpenEI/Tool/Users Project managers and policy analysts  +
ProgramSector Climate  +
Tool-subcategory LEDSGP Development Impacts Assessment Toolkits  +
ToolComplexity Simple  +
User Interface Other  +
Website http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTISPMA/Resources/handbook.pdf  +
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Categories Tools , LEDSGP Development Impacts Assessment Toolkits
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04:37:39, 25 August 2014  +
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