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Growth for the Bottom 40 Percent: The World Bank Group’s Support for Shared Prosperity

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Growth for the Bottom 40 Percent
This evaluation assesses the World Bank Group's record on implementation of the shared prosperity goal since 2013, using the official definition of the goal of fostering income growth of the bottom 40 percent. It also analyzes institutional requirements for effective implementation of the goal, and evaluates the extent to which the Bank Group was already incorporating distributional issues in its Show MoreThis evaluation assesses the World Bank Group's record on implementation of the shared prosperity goal since 2013, using the official definition of the goal of fostering income growth of the bottom 40 percent. It also analyzes institutional requirements for effective implementation of the goal, and evaluates the extent to which the Bank Group was already incorporating distributional issues in its various activities during the period 2005-13, before the adoption of the goal.

Where Does the Data Come From?

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Where Does the Data Come From
Underneath the production of each data point lies a set of technical, administrative, legal, and, governance challenges. Underneath the production of each data point lies a set of technical, administrative, legal, and, governance challenges.

Data for Development: Perspectives on the World Bank’s Role and Contribution

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Data for Development: Perspectives on the World Bank’s Role and Contribution
Join experts from the World Bank, OECD, AidData and PARIS21 as they explore the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in enhancing the role of data in development.Join experts from the World Bank, OECD, AidData and PARIS21 as they explore the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in enhancing the role of data in development.

An Evaluation of World Bank Group Support in Conflict Induced Situations of Forced Displacement (Approach Paper)

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This proposed evaluation aims to inform the World Bank Group’s scaling up of support to situations of forced displacement. It will focus on the World Bank Group’s emerging goals and catalytic role in countries and subregions hosting large forcibly displaced populations and providing lessons from past support to inform the World Bank Group’s position going forward. The evaluation pursues IEG’s Show MoreThis proposed evaluation aims to inform the World Bank Group’s scaling up of support to situations of forced displacement. It will focus on the World Bank Group’s emerging goals and catalytic role in countries and subregions hosting large forcibly displaced populations and providing lessons from past support to inform the World Bank Group’s position going forward. The evaluation pursues IEG’s strategic priority of providing evidence on what works and why, and it supports two of the strategic engagement areas in which IEG seeks to advance evaluative evidence: investing in people, and inclusive and sustainable economic growth. The evaluation effort is timed to be an input for the IDA18 mid-term review and IDA19 discussions.

Understanding the Role of the World Bank Group in a Crowded Institutional Landscape

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Understanding the World Bank Groups Role in a Crowded Institutional Landscape
Social Network Analysis is a particularly helpful method to better understand the role of a policy intervention in a world full of policy interventions. Social Network Analysis is a particularly helpful method to better understand the role of a policy intervention in a world full of policy interventions.

Laying the Groundwork for Rapid Growth in Renewable Energy: Four Lessons from the Experience in China

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China Renewable Energy
This brief captures the lessons from evaluating the World Bank’s China Renewable Energy Scale-up Program First Phase and Follow-up Projects.This brief captures the lessons from evaluating the World Bank’s China Renewable Energy Scale-up Program First Phase and Follow-up Projects.

Conversations: How can the Private Sector Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals?

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Conversations: How can the private sector contribute to the SDGs
Excerpts from a high-level panel discussion about the opportunities and challenges for businesses looking to invest in ways that will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.Excerpts from a high-level panel discussion about the opportunities and challenges for businesses looking to invest in ways that will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Managing for Results- Challenges and Opportunities

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Managing for Results- Challenges and Opportunities
Watch a re-play of the live panel discussion exploring how the World Bank Group can continue to strengthen its results management tools.Watch a re-play of the live panel discussion exploring how the World Bank Group can continue to strengthen its results management tools.

Technology and Evaluation: Does ICT Change the Relationship between Evaluators and Evaluation Users?

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Does ICT Change the Relationship between Evaluators and Evaluation Users
This possibility of providing feedback to people, communities, and other actors in the development process is one of the most thrilling prospects of ICT4Eval. Doing so has been notoriously challenging.This possibility of providing feedback to people, communities, and other actors in the development process is one of the most thrilling prospects of ICT4Eval. Doing so has been notoriously challenging.

Urban Transport Matters

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Urban Transport Matters
Today, many cities and urban centers are already facing daunting transportation challenges characterized by long commutes, oppressive smog, and frequent gridlock. Efficient urban transport systems are critical to improving the livability of cities and to driving economic growth. Find out what IEG has learned evaluating the World Bank's support for urban transport, including urban roads, buses, Show MoreToday, many cities and urban centers are already facing daunting transportation challenges characterized by long commutes, oppressive smog, and frequent gridlock. Efficient urban transport systems are critical to improving the livability of cities and to driving economic growth. Find out what IEG has learned evaluating the World Bank's support for urban transport, including urban roads, buses, bus rapid transit, metro, and advisory services and analytics. Read the Evaluation - Mobile Metropolises: Urban Transport Matters {"preview_thumbnail":"/sites/default/files/Data/styles/video_embed_wysiwyg_preview/public/video_thumbnails/OLnf9SwK7jI.jpg?itok=jGhHRl8f","video_url":"https://youtu.be/OLnf9SwK7jI","settings":{"responsive":0,"width":"854","height":"480","autoplay":0},"settings_summary":["Embedded Video (854x480)."]}