Assessing International Evaluations

  title={Assessing International Evaluations},
  author={Kenneth A. Bollen and Pamela Paxton and Rumi Morishima},
  journal={American Journal of Evaluation},
  pages={189 - 203}
Each year, hundreds of millions of dollars are spent in international and bilateral aid programs to assist developing countries in expanding democratic governance. Evaluating these efforts’ effectiveness is important given the vast needs of the client population. This article reviews a sample of evaluations of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) democracy and governance (DG) programming. The authors devise a standardized template to assess the quality of evaluations… 

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