CAF Launches Seminar on Impact Measurement for Development: Panama SEMIDE 2.0 CAF Launches Seminar on Impact Measurement for Development: Panama SEMIDE 2.0 July 01, 2020 Training in evaluation is an indispensable component of accountability at all levels of governance. Registration will be open until August 1, and 35 grants will be offered for public servants.
Challenges to a Social Pact and Integration in Latin America Challenges to a Social Pact and Integration in Latin America March 02, 2020 The CAF Seminar “Challenges to Growth and Development of Latin America” was held with prominent leaders of Argentina and the region, who discussed the challenges facing Argentina and the region in terms of investment and trade in a globalized world, …
How to Use Difference in Differences to Measure Impact How to Use Difference in Differences to Measure Impact February 07, 2020 The Difference in Differences methodology, implemented in areas of study as diverse and complex as security, anti-corruption and conditional transfers, helps compare changes over time in the variable of interest when randomization is not possible.
Training Program: From Practice to Theory (of Change) Training Program: From Practice to Theory (of Change) February 07, 2020 As part of the impact assessment of the Citizen Service Training Program, INAP and CAF—development bank of Latin America—developed the theory of change for a program aimed to identify and then verify the conditions that should be in place to generate…
Putting Evidence and its Added Value into Practice in Public Policy-Making Putting Evidence and its Added Value into Practice in Public Policy-Making December 09, 2019 Thanks to the number of impact assessments carried out in recent years, today there is a great deal of knowledge about the effectiveness of public programs and policies implemented around the world. This information can improve policy-making and ensu…
 Winners of the III International Call for Impact Assessments Winners of the III International Call for Impact Assessments October 23, 2019 For the third consecutive year, CAF - development bank of Latin America opened its International Call for Impact Assessments for a # Better Management. Of the 129 applications received, about 30 went to the interview phase and 5 were winners.
CAF Impact Assessment to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Colombian Children CAF Impact Assessment to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Colombian Children October 14, 2019 Underage alcohol consumption in high in Colombia. According to the 2016 National Study on the Consumption of Psychoactive Substances in the School Population (ENCSPPE), the average age of onset of consumption is between 12 and 13 years, which can aff…
 SEMIDE Successfully Completes First Colombia Edition SEMIDE Successfully Completes First Colombia Edition October 14, 2019 This event is opening up opportunities for improvement in public management for Latin American countries, based on experiences from all over the region.
Lessons We Can Draw From “Non-significant” Results Lessons We Can Draw From “Non-significant” Results September 24, 2019 When public servants perform an impact assessment, they expect the results to confirm that the policy’s impact on beneficiaries meet their expectations or, otherwise, to be certain that the intervention will not solve the problem. Null or “statistica…