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World Bank Operations Evaluation Department

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Works: 447 works in 812 publications in 1 language and 28,520 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Periodicals 
Classifications: HG3881.5.W57, 332.1532
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Most widely held works by World Bank
Nongovernmental organizations in World Bank-supported projects a review by Christopher J. N Gibbs( )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Bangladesh progress through partnership : country assistance review by Roger J Robinson( )
10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uganda post-conflict reconstruction : country case evaluation by Alcira Kreimer( )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Brazil Forests in the Balance: Challenges of Conservation with Development by Uma J Lele( )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Philippines: from crisis to opportunity Country assistance review by Gianni Zanini( )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The World Bank's experience with post-conflict reconstruction by World Bank( )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Salvador post-conflict reconstruction : country case evaluation by John R Eriksson( )
11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Reforming agriculture the World Bank goes to market by Jacob Meerman( )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member 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
Books, buildings, and learning outcomes an impact evaluation of World Bank support to basic education in Ghana by Howard White( )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member 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
World Bank Operations Evaluation Department the First 30 Years by World Bank( )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member 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
Development Challenges in the 1990s Leading Policymakers Speak from Experience by N. Roberto Zagha( )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member 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
Indonesia the Challenges of World Bank Involvement in Forests by Madhur Gautam( )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Promoting environmental sustainability in development an evaluation of the World Bank's performance by Andrés Liebenthal( )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member 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
Evaluating a decade of World Bank gender policy, 1990-99 by World Bank( )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member 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
Economies in transition an OED evaluation of World Bank assistance by Alice Galenson( )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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1999 annual review of development effectiveness by Nagy Hanna( )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Comprehensive Development Framework (CDF), launched by the President of the World Bank in January 1999, is a response to the alarming trends of increased world poverty and dimmed growth prospects, inequality and instability, stagnant aid flows, and public dissatisfaction with the efficacy of development assistance. The CDF focuses on a holistic, broad-based approach to development assistance; domestic ownership; partnerships among government, local communities, the private sector, civil society, and development agencies; and the results achieved from development. Being too early to evaluate this initiative, the 1999 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness instead examines the lessons of development experience through the lens of these CDF principles. As in past years, the Review tracks the Bank's operational performance based on the findings of recent OED evaluations. The Review draws on extensive evaluation evidence, literature reviews and research findings, country assistance evaluations, background papers, and workshops to identify the tensions and dilemmas likely to be involved in CDF implementation. It identifies promising approaches to meeting the challenges implicit in CDF implementation. Finally, it draws broad implications for the Bank's future development effectiveness
Assessing development effectiveness evaluation in the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation by World Bank( )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Effective management of development requires reliable feedback about the impact of ongoing and completed operations. This is the major goal of evaluation. Learning from development experiences calls for a well focused and well structured system of operations evaluation. The World Bank's operations evaluation organization has been in existence for more than two decades. It provides comprehensive information for management decisions at all levels and supports a continuing process of performance improvement. Closely linked to the project cycle and to policy reform, evaluation in the Bank incorporates contributions from borrowers, who are the owners of the operations that the Bank finances. Operations evaluation provides insights and recommendation of value to development practitioner both within and outside the Bank
Evaluation of World Bank Assistance to Pacific Member Countries, 1992-2002 by Operations Evaluation Dept Staff World Bank( )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member 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
Putting Social Development to Work for the Poor an OED Review of World Bank Activities by Ronald Parker( )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Bridging Troubled Waters Assessing the World Bank Water Resources Strategy by George Keith Pitman( )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Département de l’évaluation rétrospective des opérations.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Operations Evaluation Department.
OED
Operations Evaluation Department.
World Bank. Département de l’évaluation rétrospective des opérations.
World Bank. Département de l'évaluation rétrospective des opérations
World Bank. Operations Evaluation Department.
World Bank. Operations Evaluation Dept.
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