Dr. Linda Morra Imas is co-founder of the International Program of Development Evaluation Training, IPDET, and served as its co-director and chief instructor for 17 years. She was a Chief Evaluation Officer and Evaluation Capacity Building Adviser for the World Bank Group, working both in its private and public sectors, and a senior director at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Now an independent consultant, she advises on M&E and provides training worldwide, building on 30+ years of experience. Among other publications, she co-authored the text on development evaluation, The Road to Results: Designing and Conducting Effective Development Evaluations, now translated into eight languages. She is an honorary member of the International Development Evaluation Association, IDEAS, and is also known for her work on development evaluation competencies and professionalization. In her free time, she likes to work with clay, garden, play with dogs and grandchildren, and travel with her husband.
II-d: Using case-studies and case-based design in Evaluation
Participants understand the value and limitations, types and uses of case studies in evaluation. They know how to design a case-based approach, to apply case study methods, and to judge the quality of a case study. Topics include: choosing the right level of analysis, determining the boundaries of the case, developing robust selection criteria, developing comparative and nested approaches when relevant, elaborating a case protocol, and analyzing case study data.
Instructor(s)Linda Morra Imas
Recommended forEvaluators, Management, Comissioners