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Evaluar para aprender. Eficiencia en salud y desarrollo
[Evaluating for learning. Efficiency in health and development]

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  • LARRÚ, JOSÉ MARÍA

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The paper shows the evolution of ODA for the health sector for 2002-2010. It also shows a review of some findings form impact evaluation in the health sector. The main message is the difference between inputs (ODA flows) and outcomes (effects detected in the evaluations). The policy recommendation is that ODA volumes are only accountability exercises but evaluations can lead to more evidence based decisions.

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  • Larrú, José María, 2012. "Evaluar para aprender. Eficiencia en salud y desarrollo
    [Evaluating for learning. Efficiency in health and development]
    ," MPRA Paper 38788, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:38788
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    Keywords

    ODA; health; evaluations; impact;

    JEL classification:

    • F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
    • I00 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General - - - General
    • C93 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Field Experiments

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