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Table 1 Searchable Impact Evaluations Databases and Systematic Reviews

Organization International Initiative for Impact Evaluation: Find Evidence

World Bank: Development Impact Evaluation Initiative (DIME)

World Bank: Poverty Impact Evaluations Database

OECD Development Assistance Committee: Evaluation Resource Center (DEReC) Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab: Evaluations

# of Items

789

443

443

1110

372

NOT Searchable inclusion Overlap with by criteria? IE Databases

# of IE's

Searchable by

789

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

-

443

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

443

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

Criteria for Inclusion

yes

DIME, Poverty Impact Evalautions Database, JPAL, IPA, CEGA

(i) must address attribution question to establish causality, (ii) clearly defined participants and non-participants and sufficently large sample size, (iii) uses experimental or quasi-experimental approaches, (iv) control group must have minimized chances of spillover effects, confounding factors and no selection bias, (v) studies need to be at least partially focused on developing countries

-

yes

Poverty Impact Evaluations Database, 3ie

(i) includes world bank supported interventions, (ii) must assess an intervention outcome against a counterfactual, (iii) can be attributed through experimental or non-experiemental design

-

yes

DIME, 3ie

(i) includes world bank supported interventions, (ii) must assess an intervention outcome against a counterfactual, (iii) can be attributed through experimental or non-experiemental design

(i) must be conducted by an OECD DAC member country or insitution

?

sector or theme, country or region

keyword, method of evaluation, status or timeline

no

DIME, Poverty Impact Evaluations Databse, AsDB, IDB, AfDB, EBRD, 3ie

372

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

-

yes

3ie

(i) must be randomized evaluations, (ii) must be from an affilliate of poverty action lab (there are 329 affiliates), (iii) need to be focused on issues related to poverty

method of evaluation

no

OECD DAC DeRec

(i) must be related to AsDB project, (ii) Must be done by the Evaluation Office.

Asian Development Bank: Independent Evaluation's Evaluation Resources

1412

28

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, status or timeline

African Development Bank: Evaluation Reports

561

?

sector or theme, country or region

keyword, method of evaluation, status or timeline

no

OECD DAC DeRec

(i) must be an evaluation related to an AfDB project, (ii) must be done by the evaluation office of AfDB.

3

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, status or timeline

Method of Evaluation

no

OECD DAC DeRec

(i) must be an evaluation related to an IDBproject, (ii) must be done by the evaluation office of IDB.

223

keyword, sector or theme, status or timeline

country or region (NA), method of Evaluation (NA)

-

(i) must be a systematic review, (ii) must include reports from unpublished reports to avoid publication bias, (iii) usually international in scope, (iv) protocol is developed in advance and is peer reviewed, (v) study is conducted with at least 2 reviewers who work independently and compare results, (vi) must go under editorial and peer review upon completion.

Inter-American Development Bank: Office of Evaluation and Oversight The Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews

43

223

yes

Yes (at 3ie, JPAL, DIME, the Poverty Impact Evaluations bottom of Database, IPA the page)

African Evaluation Association: Bibliography

60

60

sector or theme

keyword, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

Poverty and Economic Policy Research Network (PEP): Project List

172

15

keyword, sector or theme, country or region

Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

yes

-

For PIERI: (i) must be a PEP project, (ii) can be experimental or non experimental, (iii) needs have a developing country focus

160

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

-

yes

JPAL, IPA, 3ie

(i) must be an IPA funded project; (ii) must be project focused on measuring impact of an intervention, (iii) must be an RCT

70

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

-

yes (on the top of the page)

3ie

(i) must be a rigorous evaluation, and (ii) must be related to development programs

-

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

?

-

keyword, sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation, status or timeline

no

OECD DAC DeRec

5-10?

keyword, status or timeline

sector or theme, country or region, Method of Evaluation

no

OECD DAC DeRec

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): Search Projects University of California Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA): Research Projects World Bank: Independent Evaluation Group's "Impact Evaluations"

DFID: Evaluation Reports USAID: Development Experience Clearinghouse

160

70

9

245

184

9

Must be (i) selected by the Kenya Evaluation Association, (ii) obtained through XcEval which is an email network of evaluators working primarily in developing countries. (iii) related to developing countries, (iv) relevant to the social and economic development of Africa, and (v) published within the last 10 years

yes (at (i) Must be an ex-post impact evaluation, systematic review of Impact Evaluation the top of OECD DAC DeRec Literature, or assessments of the relevance and effectiveness of IE work in the World Bank Group. the page)

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