• What is Impact Evaluation?

    By using impact evaluations, we know how effective our programs are and can make good, cost-effective decisions about future programs to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit: http://www.worldbank.org/sief.

    published: 08 Jun 2016
  • Evaluation Insights from the World Bank and African Development Bank

    In this edition of our Conversations Series, we feature an engaging and wide-ranging conversation between Caroline Heider, Director General, Evaluation of the World Bank Group and Rakesh Nangia, Evaluator General of the African Development Bank. The two explore the role of independent evaluation in their respective institutions, and some of the key issues they have encountered in their respective institutions – from how to serve the Board and other stakeholders, determining what to evaluate and when, how to build evaluation capacity in client countries, and the pros and cons of assigning performance ratings, among others.

    published: 03 May 2017
  • Lessons from Independent Evaluation of AfDB and World Bank Energy Sector Work

    published: 21 Jul 2016
  • World Bank South-South Learning Forum 2011 - Building Monitoring & Evaluation Systems - 1

    Maddalena Honorati, Economist, World Bank. This session presented three country cases with a view to explore and discuss how these countries with different program requirements have addressed the above constraints in setting up and implementing M&E systems and which monitoring and evaluation tools they have used to strengthen the management of safety net systems.

    published: 01 Sep 2011
  • Impact Evaluation in Practice World Bank Training Series

    published: 05 May 2017
  • How Does the World Bank Learn from its Operations?

    Organizational learning expert, Peter Senge, author of the Fifth Discipline, came to the World Bank to discuss learning and IEG's new evaluation, Learning and Results in World Bank Operations II: Toward a New Learning Strategy. For more information about the event, follow the conversation using #WBLearns.

    published: 14 Jul 2015
  • How the World Bank Learns

    http://ieg.worldbank.org/ - Our "Learning and Results in World Bank Operations" evaluation was launched at the World Bank HQ in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. This is the first phase of the evaluation on Learning and Results. During the event, we had terrific panelists asking tough questions about how the World Bank can succeed in sharing knowledge and effectively learn through lending. This was a participatory event, with a lot of audience participation. Discover what we learned from this evaluation and why it's important for the field of International Development.

    published: 01 Aug 2014
  • "The Global Food Crisis. Response of The World Bank Group" Public Lecture by Caroline Heider

    Public Lecture by Caroline Heider, Director General Evaluation of the World Bank About the lecturer: Ms Heider is the Director General of the Independent Evaluation Group, which evaluates the development effectiveness of the World Bank Group, comprising IBRD, IDA, IFC and MIGA. As a global leader in development evaluation, she has advised on evaluation guidelines for various international organizations, contributed to finalizing the UN Evaluation Group's (UNEG) Norms and Standards for evaluation. More information on Ms Heider here: http://ieg.worldbankgroup.org/webpage/director-general-evaluation Her publications include "Evaluating Policy: A Perspective from Multilateral Experience," and "A Conceptual Framework for Developing Evaluation Capacities." She has a MBA from Freie Universität...

    published: 04 Sep 2013
  • Making Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Work A Capacity Development Toolkit World Bank Training Ser

    published: 04 Jun 2016
  • World Bank's Governance and Anti-Corruption Strategy: What Worked and What Did Not

    This is a short video interview with IEG's Lead Evaluation Officer discussing World Bank's Governance and Anti-Corruption Strategy and upcoming evaluation of the strategy. Learn about the strategy and how you can contribute to the discussions on the strategy. For more information, please visit IEG's website at http://www.ieg.worldbankgroup.org

    published: 28 Apr 2011
  • Getting to Informed Solutions from the World Bank

    On Thursday, October 8, 2015, the Independent Evaluation Group hosted a high-level panel of leaders in government and the private sector to discuss what can be done to ensure that the solutions offered by the World Bank are fully informed and the best for clients and stakeholders.

    published: 09 Oct 2015
  • IEG LIVE: Resource Rich Countries: How the World Bank Group Engages (Nov. 4, 2015)

    On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, IEG hosted a conversation around experiences of and lessons from country program evaluations of WBG engagement in four countries that are endowed with abundant natural resources and also heavily depend on revenues from their extraction: Bolivia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Zambia.

    published: 05 Nov 2015
  • Financial Inclusion - A Foothold on the Ladder toward Prosperity?

    Access to financial services has long been believed to lift people out of poverty. Although 700 million people have gained access to formal financial services in the past few years, 2 billion remain excluded in 2015. A recent evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group looks at the World Bank Group's record in promoting financial inclusion. Is the World Bank Group on course to meet the Universal Access Goal, as reaffirmed in 2013 by WBG President Jim Kim? Learn more at http://ieg.worldbank.org.

    published: 29 Nov 2015
  • Jennie Litvack - Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank

    Jennie Litvack - Lead Economist, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank - presents key findings from the independent evaluation of the World Bank's Social Safety Net programming between 2000 and 2010. This event - Evaluation of World Bank safety nets programming 2000-2010 - was held on the 7th November 2011 at ODI offices, London.

    published: 07 Nov 2011
  • Ariel Fiszbein - World Bank

    Ariel Fiszbein, the Chief Economist in the Human Development Network of the World Bank discusses impact evaluation. This event Using impact evaluation to improve development was held on the 4th May 2010, from 17.30-19.00, at ODI's offices in London.

    published: 05 May 2010
  • Governance and Anticorruption: Progress and Challenges in World Bank's Work

    Navin Girishankar, Lead Evaluation Officer of the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), discusses the World Bank's Governance and Anticorruption (GAC) Strategy. In this short video interview, Navin highlights the rapidly evolving global context for the Bank's work on governance and anticorruption and summarizes the findings of IEG's recent flagship evaluation. In addition to identifying key lessons learned, Navin calls on the Bank to re-energize the GAC agenda by innovating its approach to state-building and institutional development. This requires new instruments, new metrics, and more consistent management of risks.

    published: 11 Jan 2012
What is Impact Evaluation?

What is Impact Evaluation?

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  • Duration: 2:08
  • Updated: 08 Jun 2016
  • views: 6225
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By using impact evaluations, we know how effective our programs are and can make good, cost-effective decisions about future programs to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit: http://www.worldbank.org/sief.
https://wn.com/What_Is_Impact_Evaluation
Evaluation Insights from the World Bank and African Development Bank

Evaluation Insights from the World Bank and African Development Bank

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  • Duration: 36:53
  • Updated: 03 May 2017
  • views: 264
videos
In this edition of our Conversations Series, we feature an engaging and wide-ranging conversation between Caroline Heider, Director General, Evaluation of the World Bank Group and Rakesh Nangia, Evaluator General of the African Development Bank. The two explore the role of independent evaluation in their respective institutions, and some of the key issues they have encountered in their respective institutions – from how to serve the Board and other stakeholders, determining what to evaluate and when, how to build evaluation capacity in client countries, and the pros and cons of assigning performance ratings, among others.
https://wn.com/Evaluation_Insights_From_The_World_Bank_And_African_Development_Bank
Lessons from Independent Evaluation of AfDB and World Bank Energy Sector Work

Lessons from Independent Evaluation of AfDB and World Bank Energy Sector Work

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  • Duration: 41:48
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2016
  • views: 163
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https://wn.com/Lessons_From_Independent_Evaluation_Of_Afdb_And_World_Bank_Energy_Sector_Work
World Bank South-South Learning Forum 2011 - Building Monitoring & Evaluation Systems - 1

World Bank South-South Learning Forum 2011 - Building Monitoring & Evaluation Systems - 1

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  • Duration: 13:45
  • Updated: 01 Sep 2011
  • views: 777
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Maddalena Honorati, Economist, World Bank. This session presented three country cases with a view to explore and discuss how these countries with different program requirements have addressed the above constraints in setting up and implementing M&E systems and which monitoring and evaluation tools they have used to strengthen the management of safety net systems.
https://wn.com/World_Bank_South_South_Learning_Forum_2011_Building_Monitoring_Evaluation_Systems_1
Impact Evaluation in Practice World Bank Training Series

Impact Evaluation in Practice World Bank Training Series

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  • Duration: 0:24
  • Updated: 05 May 2017
  • views: 7
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https://wn.com/Impact_Evaluation_In_Practice_World_Bank_Training_Series
How Does the World Bank Learn from its Operations?

How Does the World Bank Learn from its Operations?

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  • Duration: 1:29:32
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2015
  • views: 576
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Organizational learning expert, Peter Senge, author of the Fifth Discipline, came to the World Bank to discuss learning and IEG's new evaluation, Learning and Results in World Bank Operations II: Toward a New Learning Strategy. For more information about the event, follow the conversation using #WBLearns.
https://wn.com/How_Does_The_World_Bank_Learn_From_Its_Operations
How the World Bank Learns

How the World Bank Learns

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  • Duration: 1:21:50
  • Updated: 01 Aug 2014
  • views: 626
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http://ieg.worldbank.org/ - Our "Learning and Results in World Bank Operations" evaluation was launched at the World Bank HQ in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. This is the first phase of the evaluation on Learning and Results. During the event, we had terrific panelists asking tough questions about how the World Bank can succeed in sharing knowledge and effectively learn through lending. This was a participatory event, with a lot of audience participation. Discover what we learned from this evaluation and why it's important for the field of International Development.
https://wn.com/How_The_World_Bank_Learns
"The Global Food Crisis. Response of The World Bank Group" Public Lecture by Caroline Heider

"The Global Food Crisis. Response of The World Bank Group" Public Lecture by Caroline Heider

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  • Duration: 1:01:37
  • Updated: 04 Sep 2013
  • views: 172
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Public Lecture by Caroline Heider, Director General Evaluation of the World Bank About the lecturer: Ms Heider is the Director General of the Independent Evaluation Group, which evaluates the development effectiveness of the World Bank Group, comprising IBRD, IDA, IFC and MIGA. As a global leader in development evaluation, she has advised on evaluation guidelines for various international organizations, contributed to finalizing the UN Evaluation Group's (UNEG) Norms and Standards for evaluation. More information on Ms Heider here: http://ieg.worldbankgroup.org/webpage/director-general-evaluation Her publications include "Evaluating Policy: A Perspective from Multilateral Experience," and "A Conceptual Framework for Developing Evaluation Capacities." She has a MBA from Freie Universität Berlin, and is a life-time member of the International Development Evaluation Association. About the lecture: In this lecture, she will present the response of the World Bank Group to the Global Food Crisis. How did the World Bank response to the crisis starting with the hikes of food prices in 2007/2008, which measures did the World Bank take with what results? What are the lessons learned and recommendations for the future, also from a management perspective? You can read the full World Bank Report here.
https://wn.com/The_Global_Food_Crisis._Response_Of_The_World_Bank_Group_Public_Lecture_By_Caroline_Heider
Making Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Work A Capacity Development Toolkit World Bank Training Ser

Making Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Work A Capacity Development Toolkit World Bank Training Ser

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  • Duration: 0:27
  • Updated: 04 Jun 2016
  • views: 43
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https://wn.com/Making_Monitoring_And_Evaluation_Systems_Work_A_Capacity_Development_Toolkit_World_Bank_Training_Ser
World Bank's Governance and Anti-Corruption Strategy: What Worked and What Did Not

World Bank's Governance and Anti-Corruption Strategy: What Worked and What Did Not

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  • Duration: 3:15
  • Updated: 28 Apr 2011
  • views: 1180
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This is a short video interview with IEG's Lead Evaluation Officer discussing World Bank's Governance and Anti-Corruption Strategy and upcoming evaluation of the strategy. Learn about the strategy and how you can contribute to the discussions on the strategy. For more information, please visit IEG's website at http://www.ieg.worldbankgroup.org
https://wn.com/World_Bank's_Governance_And_Anti_Corruption_Strategy_What_Worked_And_What_Did_Not
Getting to Informed Solutions from the World Bank

Getting to Informed Solutions from the World Bank

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  • Duration: 1:29:33
  • Updated: 09 Oct 2015
  • views: 191
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On Thursday, October 8, 2015, the Independent Evaluation Group hosted a high-level panel of leaders in government and the private sector to discuss what can be done to ensure that the solutions offered by the World Bank are fully informed and the best for clients and stakeholders.
https://wn.com/Getting_To_Informed_Solutions_From_The_World_Bank
IEG LIVE: Resource Rich Countries: How the World Bank Group Engages (Nov. 4, 2015)

IEG LIVE: Resource Rich Countries: How the World Bank Group Engages (Nov. 4, 2015)

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  • Duration: 1:19:02
  • Updated: 05 Nov 2015
  • views: 219
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On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, IEG hosted a conversation around experiences of and lessons from country program evaluations of WBG engagement in four countries that are endowed with abundant natural resources and also heavily depend on revenues from their extraction: Bolivia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Zambia.
https://wn.com/Ieg_Live_Resource_Rich_Countries_How_The_World_Bank_Group_Engages_(Nov._4,_2015)
Financial Inclusion - A Foothold on the Ladder toward Prosperity?

Financial Inclusion - A Foothold on the Ladder toward Prosperity?

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  • Duration: 4:28
  • Updated: 29 Nov 2015
  • views: 3852
videos
Access to financial services has long been believed to lift people out of poverty. Although 700 million people have gained access to formal financial services in the past few years, 2 billion remain excluded in 2015. A recent evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group looks at the World Bank Group's record in promoting financial inclusion. Is the World Bank Group on course to meet the Universal Access Goal, as reaffirmed in 2013 by WBG President Jim Kim? Learn more at http://ieg.worldbank.org.
https://wn.com/Financial_Inclusion_A_Foothold_On_The_Ladder_Toward_Prosperity
Jennie Litvack - Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank

Jennie Litvack - Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank

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  • Duration: 27:47
  • Updated: 07 Nov 2011
  • views: 310
videos
Jennie Litvack - Lead Economist, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank - presents key findings from the independent evaluation of the World Bank's Social Safety Net programming between 2000 and 2010. This event - Evaluation of World Bank safety nets programming 2000-2010 - was held on the 7th November 2011 at ODI offices, London.
https://wn.com/Jennie_Litvack_Independent_Evaluation_Group,_World_Bank
Ariel Fiszbein - World Bank

Ariel Fiszbein - World Bank

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  • Duration: 37:03
  • Updated: 05 May 2010
  • views: 388
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Ariel Fiszbein, the Chief Economist in the Human Development Network of the World Bank discusses impact evaluation. This event Using impact evaluation to improve development was held on the 4th May 2010, from 17.30-19.00, at ODI's offices in London.
https://wn.com/Ariel_Fiszbein_World_Bank
Governance and Anticorruption: Progress and Challenges in World Bank's Work

Governance and Anticorruption: Progress and Challenges in World Bank's Work

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  • Duration: 8:07
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2012
  • views: 2241
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Navin Girishankar, Lead Evaluation Officer of the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), discusses the World Bank's Governance and Anticorruption (GAC) Strategy. In this short video interview, Navin highlights the rapidly evolving global context for the Bank's work on governance and anticorruption and summarizes the findings of IEG's recent flagship evaluation. In addition to identifying key lessons learned, Navin calls on the Bank to re-energize the GAC agenda by innovating its approach to state-building and institutional development. This requires new instruments, new metrics, and more consistent management of risks.
https://wn.com/Governance_And_Anticorruption_Progress_And_Challenges_In_World_Bank's_Work
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