Capturing Experience: Evaluation
Evaluation and Impact Assessment Methods

References are arranged following the project phases. ‘Must read’ are indicated by Must Read and most include a copy of the Table of Contents or an abstract.

While there is a consensus on the need for evaluation, there are a number of different methods. Some of the key references on this subject are:

Evaluation of Sites and Services Projects: the Experience from Lusaka, Zambia. Bamberger, Michael, Bish Sanyal and Nelson Valverde. 1982. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Evaluation of Sites and Services Projects: the Evidence from El Salvador. Bamberger, Michael, E. Gonzalez and U. Sae-Hau. 1982. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Must ReadMonitoring and Evaluating Urban Development Programs: A Handbook for Program Managers and Researchers. Bamberger, Michael. 1986. Washington DC: The World Bank. (Table of Contents)

Must ReadThe Land Market Assessment: A New Tool for Urban Management. Dowall, David E. 1991. World Bank/UNDP Urban Management Program. (Table of Contents)

Must Read“Users and Their Needs: A Review of Two Recent Housing Needs Assessment Methodologies.” Gray, Gary and Eric Richardson. 1985. Third World Planning Review 7 (3). (Table of Contents)

Toolkits: A Practical Guide to Assessment, Monitoring, Review and Evaluation. Gosling, Louisa and Mike Edwards. Development Manual 5, Save the Children, UK. 1995 (Table of Contents)

“The Consumption Benefits of Investment in Infrastructure: The Evaluation of Sites-and-Services Programs in Underdeveloped Countries.” Kaufmann, Daniel and John M. Quigley. 1987. Journal of Development Economics 25 (XXX): 263-284.

Social Auditing for Small Organizations: The Workbook. New Economics: John Pearch, Peter Raynard, Simon Zadek. London. (no date, 1995?)

Review of Kampung Improvement Program Evaluation in Jakarta. Surjadi, Charles and Haryatiningsih Darrundono. 1998. Final Report for UNDP/World Bank Water and Sanitation Program by the Regional Water and Sanitation Group for East Asia and the Pacific. Jakarta: UNDP/World Bank.

Evaluating Development Operations: Methods for Judging Outcomes and Impacts. Operations Evaluation Department, The World Bank. Lessons & Practice Number 10, July 1997.

Methodology for Land and Housing Market Analysis. Jones, Garth and Peter M. Ward. 1994. Cambridge MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

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