Impact Evaluation Design Week 2017
Kingston, October 23-27
With the objective of building capacity and supporting the design and implementation of rigorous impact evaluations of IDB operations in English-speaking countries, the Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness (SPD) jointly with the Caribbean Country Department (CCB) is organizing the 2017 Impact Evaluation Design Week (IEDW) – English Edition.
The workshop will include a combination of theoretical and applied sessions on impact evaluation methods, as well as ample time for group work to design impact evaluations of participating projects. Group work will be facilitated by impact evaluation experts from within the Inter-American Development Bank. The workshop's primary language will be English, and participation is restricted to projects in CCB countries and Belize.
Session 1.3 Statistics Refresher
Session 2.1 Causal Inference
Session 2.2 Random Assignment
Session 2.3 Instrumental Variables
Session 3.1 Regression Discontinuity
Session 3.2 Matching and Difference in Differences
Session 3.3 Synthetic Controls
Session 4.3 Evaluation Case Study