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Performance management can improve local services in developing countries : the service improvement action plan (English)

The Service Improvement Action Plan (SIAP) is a performance management tool developed to help local governments, especially those in developing or transition economies, improve their services. ... See More +

Brief 84371 JAN 01, 2014

Mark, Katharine

Performance budgeting in the Republic of Korea (English)

In 2003, the Korean government introduced a broad package of public financial management reforms, which succeeded in integrating performance management into the budget process. ... See More +

Brief 83531 DEC 01, 2013

Park, Nowook

Engendering monitoring and evaluation (English)

Despite significant progress, gender inequalities persist in all countries. These inequalities both negate fundamental human rights and present serious barriers to the achievement of national development objectives. ... See More +

Brief 82252 OCT 01, 2013

Bamberger, Michael

Building monitoring and evaluation capacity in the Republic of Yemen (English)

This note disseminates key lessons learned from the World Bank financed project in the Republic of Yemen, monitoring and evaluation of the poverty reduction strategy paper and reform programs, which established and operationalized a poverty reduction strategy monitoring unit. ... See More +

Brief 76976 MAR 01, 2013

Ivins, Ingrid; Hwang, Helena

Using M&E to support performance based planning and budgeting in Indonesia (English)

Since 2000, there has been growing interest in reforming Indonesia’s budgeting systems to promote a more performance-orientated process. Indonesia is in the initial stages of this reform. ... See More +

Brief 76064 NOV 01, 2012

Ahern, Mark; Gueorguieva, Anna I.; Beard, Victoria A.; Sri Handini, Retno

Establishing a national M&E system in South Africa (English)

South Africa has a number of actors with legal or constitutional mandates for monitoring and evaluation (M&E). There has been a major shift in emphasis concerning M&E since 2009, partially stimulated by a political need to improve service delivery, but also from the extensive exposure of both technocrats and political leadership to international experiences. ... See More +

Brief 76063 SEP 01, 2012

Gasa, Nolwazi; Engela, Ronette; Goldman, Ian; Mohamed, Hassen; Phillips, Sean; Akhalwaya, Ismail; Leon, Bernadette

Performance, monitoring, and evaluation in China (English)

Amidst all the hoopla about China's rise, it is useful to remember that China is a developing country whose transition to a market economy is not yet complete, with institution building still underway. ... See More +

Brief 76065 SEP 01, 2012

Wong, Christine

Performance-informed budgeting in the U.S. National Government : an evolutionary approach and a work in progress (English)

The United States, at the national level of government, has been trying to identify stronger links between performance and funding for at least 50 years. ... See More +

Brief 71409 JUL 01, 2012

Joyce, Philip G.

The state results-based management system of Minas Gerais, Brazil (English)

In 2003, Minas Gerais's state government (GMG) launched an ambitious plan that gradually introduced a results focus into the public administration and led to the creation of a Results-Based Management (RBM) system relying on performance information generated by Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) tools. ... See More +

Brief 69777 APR 01, 2012

Busjeet, Gita

The fiscal management of natural resource revenues in a developing country setting (English)

The exhaustibility and volatility of natural resource revenues pose well-known economic challenges, of which those facing oil producers are the most prominent. ... See More +

Brief 73245 APR 01, 2012

Eckardt, Sebastian; Sarsenov, Ilyas; Thomas, Mark Roland

Conducting diagnoses of M&E systems and capacities (English)

A diagnosis of a country's monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities is indispensable if that country is to develop projects or policy proposals to improve the impact of M&E. ... See More +

Brief 69776 NOV 01, 2011

Shepherd, Geoffrey

New open economy industrial policy : making choices without picking winners (English)

This note starts from the premise that policy makers invariably make mistakes, both intentional and unintentional. That requires shifting the focus from one-time choice of winners (sectors, industries, firms, and other organizations) to the process of error detection and error correction of the choices (with corresponding attention to governance). ... See More +

Brief 69815 SEP 01, 2011

Sabel, Charles; Kuznetsov, Yevgeny

Chile's monitoring and evaluation system, 1994-2010 (English)

The Chilean Management Control and Evaluation System (Sistema de Evaluacion y Control de Gestion) is internationally regarded as a successful example of how to put into place a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system. ... See More +

Brief 64378 AUG 01, 2011

Dussauge Laguna, Mauricio I.

Defining and using performance indicators and targets in government M and E systems (English)

Developing effective national monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and/or performance budgeting initiatives requires well-defined formulation and implementation strategies for setting up performance indicators. ... See More +

Brief 64387 JUL 01, 2011

Castro, Manuel Fernando

The Canadian monitoring and evaluation system (English)

Performance measurement, monitoring, and evaluation have long been part of the infrastructure within the federal government in Canada. With more than 30 years of formalized evaluation experience in most large federal departments and agencies, many lessons can be gained, not the least of which is the recognition that the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system itself is not static. ... See More +

Brief 63651 JUN 01, 2011

Lahey, Robert

Combining quantitative and qualitative methods for program monitoring and evaluation : why are mixed- method designs best? (English)

Despite significant methodological advances, much program evaluation and monitoring data are of limited utility because of an over-reliance on quantitative methods alone. ... See More +

Brief 64386 MAY 01, 2011

Adato, Michelle

The Australian government's M and E system (English)

Countries from all over the world have shown an interest in Australia's experience in creating a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system that supports evidence-based decision making and performance-based budgeting. ... See More +

Brief 64385 MAR 01, 2011

Mackay, Keith

Use of social accountability tools and information technologies in monitoring and evaluation (English)

This note attempts to cover the basic concepts relating to the use of social accountability and information technology to monitor and evaluate public services and other governance processes that affect citizens. ... See More +

Brief 64384 FEB 01, 2011

Sharma, Rajiv

The design and implementation of a menu of evaluations (English)

Policy makers and program managers are faced every day with major decisions resulting from insufficient funding, ongoing complaints about service delivery, unmet needs among different population groups, and limited results on the ground. ... See More +

Brief 64383 JAN 01, 2011

Rubio, Gloria M.

Key steps in designing and implementing a monitoring and evaluation process for individual country service agencies (English)

This paper identifies key steps in designing and implementing a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system for ministries and individual government agencies that provide services. ... See More +

Brief 64382 DEC 01, 2010

Hatry, Harry

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Performance management can improve local services in developing countries : the service improvement action plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84371 Brief
Performance budgeting in the Republic of Korea (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83531 Brief
Engendering monitoring and evaluation (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82252 Brief
Building monitoring and evaluation capacity in the Republic of Yemen (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 76976 Brief
Using M&E to support performance based planning and budgeting in Indonesia (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 76064 Brief
Establishing a national M&E system in South Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 76063 Brief
Performance, monitoring, and evaluation in China (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 76065 Brief
Performance-informed budgeting in the U.S. National Government : an evolutionary approach and a work in progress (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 71409 Brief
The state results-based management system of Minas Gerais, Brazil (English)
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APR 01, 2012 69777 Brief
The fiscal management of natural resource revenues in a developing country setting (English)
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APR 01, 2012 73245 Brief
Conducting diagnoses of M&E systems and capacities (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 69776 Brief
New open economy industrial policy : making choices without picking winners (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 69815 Brief
Chile's monitoring and evaluation system, 1994-2010 (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64378 Brief
Defining and using performance indicators and targets in government M and E systems (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 64387 Brief
The Canadian monitoring and evaluation system (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63651 Brief
Combining quantitative and qualitative methods for program monitoring and evaluation : why are mixed- method designs best? (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 64386 Brief
The Australian government's M and E system (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 64385 Brief
Use of social accountability tools and information technologies in monitoring and evaluation (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 64384 Brief
The design and implementation of a menu of evaluations (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 64383 Brief
Key steps in designing and implementing a monitoring and evaluation process for individual country service agencies (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 64382 Brief