Panel discussion: Impact evaluation in the time of a pandemic
3ie’s Marie Gaarder participated in a panel discussion on impact evaluation in the time of a pandemic, organised by the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL).
Joerg Faust, Director, DEVal
Imran Matin, Executive Director, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, and Country Director, IGC Bangladesh;
Marie Gaarder, Executive Director, 3ie;
Edoardo Masset, Deputy Director, CEDIL
Chair: Howard White, CEDIL Research Director and CEO Campbell Collaboration
Covid-19 has caused massive disruption to social and economic life. What does it mean for researchers, and impact evaluation in particular? Do we just have to shelve our plans or can we respond proactively? Can data collection proceed by other means or using other data sources? How do we use the opportunity to get evidence “into the system” at a point at which donors redirect their resources? What can we learn from evidence from past pandemics? And how can impact evaluators respond to the challenge of real time evaluation of interventions to address the effects of the virus and responses to it? These questions will be addressed by a panel comprising:
No registration is required. You can watch the event here.