Review of Six DFID-funded Growth Research Programmes: Main Report

This comparative analysis provides lessons and recommendations for future programmes funded by the Department for International Development.

Abstract

The 6 programmes reviewed are:

  1. International Growth Centre
  2. United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research
  3. Institutions for Pro Poor Growth
  4. DFID ESRC Growth Research Programme
  5. Growth and Labor Markets in Low Income Countries
  6. Private Enterprise Development in Low Income Countries

The review considers the following issues for each programme:

  • grant process and balance
  • governance structure
  • field of engagement
  • outputs
  • value for money and cost-effectiveness
  • policy influence
  • theory of change
  • gender

Citation

Krapels, J.; Cochrane, G.; Taylor, J.; MacLure, C.; Lepetit, L.; Ling, T. Review of Six DFID-funded Growth Research Programmes: Main Report. RAND Europe (2016), 44p

Review of Six DFID-funded Growth Research Programmes: Main Report

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