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World Bank Operations Evaluation Department

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Works: 489 works in 965 publications in 1 language and 31,638 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Periodicals  Statistics‡vMedical 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: HG3881.5.W57, 332.1532
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Development challenges in the 1990s : leading policymakers speak from experience by Timothy Besley( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
"Development Challenges in the 1990s: Leading Policymakers Speak from Experience brings together the insights and experiences of some of the world's leading policymakers and global thought leaders, individuals who have had substantial influence on the policy reforms and development strategies in their native countries. Sharing their unique perspectives, these "practitioners of development" explain the reasons for the uneven outcomes of the 1990s and, with the benefit of hindsight, draw relevant lessons for the future."--Jacket
Promoting environmental sustainability in development : an evaluation of the World Bank's performance by Andrés Liebenthal( Book )
10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
OED's evaluation has been timed to inform the preparation of the new Environment Strategy Paper. The evaluation is based on the synthesis of self-evaluation assessments, case studies of selected countries, background reviews of selected areas, surveys and interviews of Bank staff, and consultations with stakeholders in four regions. An Advisory Panel reviewed drafts and served as a sounding board for the recommendations. A concluding Workshop on the Bank's Environment Strategy and OED's Environment Review provided an opportunity for participants to comment on the Review findings and on the draft Environment Strategy, and to discuss next steps in implementation. In addition to OED's Review, we are pleased to share with you the report of OED's Advisory Panel, and the Facilitator's Summary of the concluding workshop
Putting social development to work for the poor : an OED review of World Bank activities by World Bank( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
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Bridging troubled waters : assessing the World Bank water resources strategy by George Keith Pitman( Book )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
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India : alleviating poverty through forest development by Madhur Gautam( Book )
17 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
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Evaluating a decade of World Bank gender policy, 1990-99 by World Bank( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
As part of the Bank's poverty reduction mandate, the Bank's 1994 Operational Policy on Gender Dimensions of Development aimed to reduce gender disparity and increase the participation of women in the economic development of their countries. This evaluation examines the relevance and results of this policy
Nongovernmental organizations in World Bank-supported projects : a review by Christopher J. N Gibbs( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 libraries worldwide
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Philippines : from crisis to opportunity : country assistance review by Gianni Zanini( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 libraries worldwide
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The World Bank's experience with post-conflict reconstruction by Alcira Kreimer( Book )
9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Economies in transition : an OED evaluation of World Bank assistance by Alice Galenson( Book )
9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
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Evaluation of World Bank assistance to Pacific member countries, 1992-2002 by World Bank( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
The nine Pacific Member Countries (PMCs) of the World Bank Group are Fiji Islands, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga , and Vanuatu. This evaluation covers Bank assistance to the PMCs since 1992. The Country Assistance Evaluation (CAE) examines whether:(a) the objectives of Bank and International Development Association (IDA) assistance were relevant; (b) the Bank's assistance program was effectively designed and consistent with its objectives; and (c) the Bank's program achieved its objectives and had a substantial impact on the country's development during this period. Examining these questions allows the CAE to draw lessons and offer recommendations for future Bank assistance. Annex F describes the methodological approach
Brazil : forests in the balance : challenges of conservation with development by Uma J Lele( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
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World Bank Operations Evaluation Department : the first 30 years by Patrick Grasso( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The Operations Evaluation Department (OED) of the World Bank celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of its founding on July 1, 2003. This volume details this history of OED as related by many of those who participated in making that history and is divided into four sections. The first section is taken from a series of presentations made by former Directors-General, Operations Evaluations, and senior OED managers. The second part provides perspectives on OED from two of its internal constituencies-the Board of Executive Directors and senior World Bank management. Part three considers OED's relationship with external constituencies and finally, section four offers a forward-looking appraisal of the challenges of development evaluation from three of its leading members.--Publisher's description
Uganda : post-conflict reconstruction : country case evaluation by Alcira Kreimer( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
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Strengthening the World Bank's role in global programs and partnerships by World Bank( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
This volume reports on a conference held by the World Bank's independent Operations Evaluation Department (OED) to discuss the Bank's rote in global program partnerships. The starting point for the discussions was a comprehensive review by OED of the effectiveness of 26 of the largest programs, including the Consultative Group on International AgricuRural Research and programs in health, environment, and trade. Participants at the conference provided crosscutting lessons about program design, implementation, and evaluation, and shared views about how the Bank can best help build commitment and assure financing for high priority global public goods that benefit the poor
Bangladesh : progress through partnership : country assistance review by Roger J Robinson( Book )
11 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Reforming agriculture : the World Bank goes to market by Jacob Meerman( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
This report evaluates the World Bank's experience with the fifty agricultural adjustment operations (agsecals) approved by the Board since 1979 and reflects the impact of Bank programming of a world wide shift in the development paradigm. The report looks at theory and impact, focusing on supply response, and finds that supply response is symmetrical, synergistic, and depends on the reform credibility. The report finds unfinished business in the areas of:food security, performance indicators, international input markets, domestic agricultural commodity and import markets, and the political economy of agricultural reforms. Nevertheless, best practice work in the Bank on a number of basic agricultural reforms (pricing reforms, reform of public enterprises and public expenditure programs) is satisfactory. The report gives several recommendations:a) the Bank should develop a comprehensive good practice statement; b) modification of the agsecal as a lending instrument is needed; and c) other kinds of lending should be encouraged including hybrid agsecals, policy-oriented agricultural sector investment operations and investment projects with front-loading of policy reforms related to the proposed investments
El Salvador : post-conflict reconstruction : country case evaluation by John R Eriksson( Book )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
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Books, buildings, and learning outcomes : an impact evaluation of World Bank support to basic education in Ghana by Howard White( Book )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
This book examines the impact of World Bank-supported educational reforms introduced in Ghana since 1986 and related investment projects in support of basic education. A nation-wide survey of households, schools, and teachers found that both the quantity and quality of schooling has improved over the last fifteen years. Enrolments in basic education have increased by over 10 percent compared to 15 years ago. And whereas 15 years ago nearly two-thirds of primary school graduates were illiterate, less than one in twenty are so today. These improvements in learning outcomes are clearly and strongly linked to better welfare as measured by higher income, better nutrition, and reduced mortality.; The gains in educational outputs can be directly linked to better school quality, manifested in improved infrastructure and greater availability of school supplies. Today it is the norm to have one textbook per child for math and English: rather than one per class as was common before the advent of reforms. Increased school quality can in turn be linked to the Bank's support which has financed the construction of 8,000 classroom blocks and provided 35 million textbooks over the last 15 years. Moreover Bank support helped sustain initially unpopular reforms, demonstrating the efficacy of working in partnership with a government committed to a well-defined sectoral strategy
Capacity building in Africa : an OED evaluation of World Bank support by World Bank( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
African countries need to improve the performance of their public sectors if they are going to achieve their goals of growth, poverty reduction, and the provision of better services for their citizens. Between 1995 and 2004, the Bank provided some 9 billion in lending and close to 9 00 million in grants and administrative budget to support public sector capacity building in Africa. This evaluation assesses Bank support for public sector capacity building in Africa over these past 10 years. It is based on six country studies, assessments of country strategies and operations across the Region
 
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