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The Creating Markets series summarizes detailed lessons of experience and key takeaways regarding the World Bank Group's Creating Markets concept. Findings from relevant IEG evaluations over the last ten years provide a rich source of lessons and determinants of success that are relevant for the implementation of the Cascade Approach and the success of the Creating Markets concept.
Many development institutions subscribe to what has come to be known as the DAC evaluation criteria. Specifically, there are five criteria that underpin most evaluation systems in international development. After nearly 15 years of adhering to the DAC evaluation criteria, is it time for a rethink? The Rethinking Evaluation series is dedicated to unpacking and debating evaluation criteria by which we judge success and failure and whether they are fit for the future.