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Results of the World Bank's RAS program in Romania, 2012-2015 (English)

In October 2015, the World Bank Romania Country Office commissioned an evaluation of its reimbursable advisory services (RAS) program for the 2012-2015 period. ... See More +

119451 JUL 17, 2017

Roberts,Dawn; Torkos,Andras Tamas Disclosed

Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting (English)

Despite the growing body of literature examining the effectiveness of transparency and accountability initiatives, there remains limited substantiation for whether and how open budgeting contributes to reductions in poverty and improvements in the lives of the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6968 JUL 01, 2014

Ling, Cristina; Roberts, Dawn Disclosed

The changing landscape of development evaluation training : a rapid review (English)

The World Bank Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) works to improve development results through excellence in evaluation. A key part of this mandate focuses on developing the Bank’s client countries’ capacities in monitoring and evaluation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 97385 JUN 01, 2014

Roberts,Dawn Disclosed

Reforming civil service in Sierra Leone through collective leadership (English)

Improved capacity of the civil service in Sierra Leone is critical to deliver services for citizens. The government is tackling challenges of poor performance through a flagship public sector reform program (improving productivity through management and pay reforms), a part of which involves reform of the civil service. ... See More +

Working Paper 90177 JUN 01, 2014

Gold, Jenny; Roberts, Dawn; Fisher, Sharon Disclosed

Improving sewerage services and management for Baghdad citizens using the rapid results approach (English)

The Baghdad Sewerage Directorate is responsible for management of the sewerage main trunks, main sewerage pumping stations, and sewerage treatment plants in Baghdad. ... See More +

Working Paper 90174 JUN 01, 2014

Gold, Jenny; Roberts, Dawn; Hill, Dale; Fisher, Sharon Disclosed

Outcome-based learning field guide : tools to harvest and monitor outcomes and systematically learn from complex projects (English)

The outcome harvesting approach is adapted from the outcome mapping community, with an outcome defined as a significant change in the behavior, relationships, activities, or actions of the people, groups, communities, or organizations with whom a program works directly. ... See More +

Working Paper 90176 JUN 01, 2014

Gold, Jenny; Roberts, Dawn; Hill, Dale; Fisher, Sharon Disclosed

Case study in outcomes evaluation : Mongolia showing the value of mapping outcomes to learn from complex programs (English)

From 2010 to 2013, the World Bank governance partnership facility (GPF) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) helped build the capacity of Mongolian civil society organizations (CSOs) to promote good governance and an effective civil society engagement in procurement and service delivery monitoring. ... See More +

Working Paper 90171 MAY 01, 2014

Gold, Jenny; Fisher, Sharon; Roberts, Dawn Disclosed

Managing knowledge results : an exploration of the systems and practices of development agencies (English)

Knowledge organizations embrace a broad range of conceptual frameworks and methods to guide and assess how the capacities of individuals, organizations, policy frameworks, and societies are being enhanced to advance development objectives. ... See More +

Working Paper 84381 OCT 07, 2013

Roberts, Dawn Disclosed

Guide to evaluating capacity development results : a collection of guidance notes to help development practitioners and evaluators assess capacity development efforts (English)

This set of guidance notes is designed to support practitioners and evaluators in conducting retrospective evaluations of a capacity development intervention or portfolio to assess and document results. ... See More +

Working Paper 76280 DEC 01, 2012

Ling,Cristina Marosan; Roberts,Dawn Disclosed

Reviewing project results retrospectively using a results-focused approach to capacity development (English)

The standard quality assurance and evaluation processes for World Bank investment lending operation projects have often been found inadequate for interventions with training, technical assistance, South-South exchange, and other capacity development components. ... See More +

80704 JUN 01, 2011

Roberts,Dawn; Ling,Cristina Marosan; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

A review of capacity development results measurement in World Bank projects : the need for a systematic approach (English)

A World Bank Institute (WBI) review of 194 WB operational projects with substantial capacity development components revealed critical issues related to the measurement of capacity development results. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80707 MAY 01, 2011

Roberts,Dawn; Ling,Cristina Marosan Disclosed

What can WBI learn from the participants, task team leaders, and system records of its learning activities? A review of client learning (English)

This review identified recommendations for improving the quality of future World Bank Institute (WBI) programs. This review identified suggestions for increasing data quality to support WBI's programmatic approach. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 43155 JAN 01, 2008

Quizon, Jaime; Behrens, Joy; Dasgupta, Basab; Ling, Cristina; Rajakaruna, Oliver; Roberts, Dawn Disclosed

Formative assessment of the knowledge for development program (English)

The World Bank Institute Evaluation Group (WBIEG) conducted a formative evaluation of the Knowledge for Development (K4D) Program to identify program strengths, opportunities for improvement, and demand for new products and services. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 43161 NOV 01, 2007

Ling, Cristina M.; Roberts, Dawn Disclosed

Evaluation of the environmentally and socially sustainable development network's staff learning program in FY05 and FY06 (English)

Effective staff learning is of critical importance to the World Bank to ensure that personnel have the best mix of skills, behaviors, experience, and technical expertise for achieving the Bank's business objectives. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 43169 APR 01, 2007

Roberts, Dawn; Yenice, Izlem; Kruse, Sara Disclosed

Review of the World Bank Group's staff learning framework (English)

The World Bank Group adopted a new Staff Learning Framework (SLF) in late FY01 to align learning with core business needs. At the request of the Bank's Chief Learning Officer (CLO), the World Bank Institute Evaluation Group (WBIEG) managed this independent review of the SLF to assess whether the new system has led to improvements in the relevance, efficiency, and effectiveness of staff learning in the Bank. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 40225 FEB 01, 2006

Roberts, Dawn

Evaluation of the quality and impact of programs facilitated by the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) (English)

GDLN is an international network for learning and knowledge sharing that has grown dramatically since its launch in June 2000: in June 2004, there were 68 GDLN Centers. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 31300 JUN 01, 2004

Jennings, Helene; Roberts, Dawn Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Results of the World Bank's RAS program in Romania, 2012-2015 (English)
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JUL 17, 2017 119451
Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6968 Policy Research Working Paper
The changing landscape of development evaluation training : a rapid review (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 97385 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reforming civil service in Sierra Leone through collective leadership (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 90177 Working Paper
Improving sewerage services and management for Baghdad citizens using the rapid results approach (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 90174 Working Paper
Outcome-based learning field guide : tools to harvest and monitor outcomes and systematically learn from complex projects (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 90176 Working Paper
Case study in outcomes evaluation : Mongolia showing the value of mapping outcomes to learn from complex programs (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 90171 Working Paper
Managing knowledge results : an exploration of the systems and practices of development agencies (English)
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OCT 07, 2013 84381 Working Paper
Guide to evaluating capacity development results : a collection of guidance notes to help development practitioners and evaluators assess capacity development efforts (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2012 76280 Working Paper
Reviewing project results retrospectively using a results-focused approach to capacity development (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2011 80704
A review of capacity development results measurement in World Bank projects : the need for a systematic approach (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2011 80707 WBI Working Paper
What can WBI learn from the participants, task team leaders, and system records of its learning activities? A review of client learning (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2008 43155 WBI Working Paper
Formative assessment of the knowledge for development program (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2007 43161 WBI Working Paper
Evaluation of the environmentally and socially sustainable development network's staff learning program in FY05 and FY06 (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2007 43169 WBI Working Paper
Review of the World Bank Group's staff learning framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 40225 WBI Working Paper
Evaluation of the quality and impact of programs facilitated by the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 31300 WBI Working Paper