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Edited By: IDS editorial team

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 31/64 (Area Studies); 52/55 (Planning & Development)

Online ISSN: 1759-5436

Associated Title(s): IDS Practice Papers, IDS Research Reports, IDS Working Papers

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Volume 46, Issue 1
Towards Systemic Approaches to Evaluation and Impact

Editors Barbara Befani, Ben Ramalingam and Elliot Stern

Introduction – Towards Systemic Approaches to Evaluation and Impact
Barbara Befani, Ben Ramalingam and Elliot Stern

Prosaic or Profound? The Adoption of Systems Ideas by Impact Evaluation
Bob Williams

Going Beyond Mixed Methods to Mixed Approaches: A Framework for Asking the Right Questions
Jeneen R. Garcia and Aaron Zazueta

Volume 45, Issue 6
Rethinking Impact Evaluation for Development

Editors: Jeremy Allouche, Marika Djolai, Eric Kasper, Rose Oronje, Ricardo Santos, Shilpi Srivastava and Linda Waldman

Introduction – Rethinking Impact Evaluation for Development
Barbara Befani, Chris Barnett and Elliot Stern

Developing a Research Agenda for Impact Evaluation in Development
Patricia J. Rogers and Greet Peersman

Things you Wanted to Know about Bias in Evaluations but Never Dared to Think
Laura Camfield, Maren Duvendack and Richard Palmer-Jones

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