A Critical Look at Evaluation’s Value Proposition: Has Evaluation Become Just a “Check the Box” Exercise?
Join host, Dugan Fraser, as he chats with Estelle Raimondo, Methods Adviser at the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group about the current state of evaluation. In her thought-provoking keynote address to the 14th European Evaluation Society conference in Copenhagen in June 2022, Estelle Raimondo and her colleague, Peter Dahler-Larsen, proposed that the institutionalization of evaluation has resulted in it becoming a performative practice. Raimondo proposes several approaches for improving the value - and reviving the promise - of evaluation.
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