Howard White is the Executive Director of 3ie, co-chair of the Campbell International Development Coordinating Group, and Adjunct Professor, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University.
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His previous experience includes leading the impact evaluation programme of the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group and before that, several multi-country evaluations. Other experience includes leading large projects like the World Bank published report African Poverty at the Millennium, and developing the overall direction of poverty training for 2,000 DFID staff at country offices around the world.
Howard has worked extensively on development-related issues in countries across Africa and Asia and has published over 60 papers in internationally refereed journals and several books, focusing on aid effectiveness and poverty reduction. He is Managing Editor of the Journal of Development Studies and the Journal of Development Effectiveness. He has taught at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague and the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, and continues to engage worldwide via workshops and training opportunities for policymakers on topics related to development effectiveness and impact evaluation.
Selected publications (a more complete list is available from IDEAS):
- A contribution to current debates in impact evaluation
- Achieving high-quality impact evaluation design through mixed methods: the case of infrastructure
- Evaluating aid impact
- Impact Evaluation: the experience of the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group
- Impact Evaluation in Official Development Agencies (with Michael Bamberger)
- Using Strong Evaluation Designs in Developing Countries (with Michael Bamberger)
- Challenges in Evaluating Development Effectiveness
- Targeting Development: Critical Perspectives on the Millennium Development Goals (with Richard Black)
- Programme Aid and Development: Beyond Conditionality (with Geske Dijkstra)