Claudia Maldonado (MPA from Princeton; PhD from University of Notre Dame) is a professor of Public Policy and Evaluation at the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM), and a member of the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (CONEVAL) in Mexico. She specializes in evaluation and social policy and promotes critical engagement in methodological debates in the field. She was founding Director of the Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Latin America. She has trained public officials and evaluators in evaluation theory and impact evaluation in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Edidor of several books and author of research articles on evaluation, performance-based management in Latin America, and the methodological landscape of the field. Claudia Maldonado is a member of the Evaluation Advisory Panel at UNDP and ad honorem member of the National Academy of Evaluators in Mexico. She has taught impact evaluation at the Universidad Complutense, El Colegio de México, National Evaluation Capacities, the Latin American Center for Administration for Development, ESAP-Brazil, etc.
I-c: Quantitative Impact Evaluation
Are experimental methods the gold standard of evaluation? Are there other valid and useful methods to answer questions about impact? What does that mean and why should we care? If you are interested in impact evaluation, but too afraid (of math and statistical formulae) to ask, this is the workshop for you.
Recommended forEvaluators, Commissioners, Policy Makers, Practitioners, Activists