Dr. Estelle Raimondo is a Program Manager and Methods Advisor at the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group, where she leads evaluations and advises and trains teams on a wide range of evaluation methodologies. With ten+ years of experience in evaluation and evaluation research, she has been a faculty member of the International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) since 2016. Her research has been published in several internationally peer-reviewed journals. Her first book is: Dealing with complexity in development evaluation: a practical approach (2015, with Michael Bamberger and Jos Vaessen). She received her PhD in evaluation research from the George Washington University. She is a Board member of the European Evaluation Society.
I-d: Theory-based causal Analysis: Process Tracing, QCA and Pattern-Matching in practice
This workshop covers the following topics: review of various causal theories and their affili-ated theory-based evaluation methods; fundamentals of designing a theory-based case-based causal analysis; applications using within case causal analysis such as Process Tracing; and applications to enhance generalizability of causal claims through cross-case causal analysis (including brief introduction of QCA).