Now that the International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear) is drawing to a close, what’s next?
Making evaluation results relevant and valuable to our clients
How can the World Bank Group help countries better manage their natural wealth? Insights from IEG's evaluation on resource rich countries.
The conversation about professionalization in evaluation has a long history, and often raises much concern and interest. 
A new IEG evaluation looks at the World Bank’s experience in supporting financial inclusion over a seven-year period.
Underpinning the World Bank Group’s strategic focus are the twin goals. How is IEG contributing to helping the World Bank Group stay on track?
On October 8, IEG convened a panel to discuss why the World Bank seems to have a hard time ensuring that its projects and programs are systematically informed by experience from the past and analysis from available data. 
To understand the scale of the challenge, consider the facts. Today, over one billion people have no access to electricity. About 600 million of these people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. And according to a recent evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group, at the current rate of new connections per year, Africa alone will have 300 million more people without electricity by 2030. So is universal electricity access by 2030 a realistic goal?
The famous “elephant in the room”: we all want to learn from our own experiences, but at the cost of critical self-evaluation?
Lessons from the past suggest the shift that’s needed might be much larger and in unexpected areas