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Toward Closing the Evaluation Gap: Lessons from Three Recent Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean

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  • Lorenzo Moreno
  • Larissa Campuzano
  • Dan Levy
  • Randall Blair

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This journal article identifies how impact evaluations are encouraged and resisted in Latin America and the Caribbean. Drawing on case studies from work in El Salvador, Jamaica, and Mexico, the authors outline best practices for successfully designing and implementing a high quality impact evaluation.

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  • Lorenzo Moreno & Larissa Campuzano & Dan Levy & Randall Blair, 2009. "Toward Closing the Evaluation Gap: Lessons from Three Recent Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean," Mathematica Policy Research Reports d8528e00bbce42f18cb7a025f, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:d8528e00bbce42f18cb7a025f42acaaa
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    Keywords

    Impact Evaluation Evaluation Gap Best Practices Human Development Programs;

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    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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