Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity

Groups and Individuals Consulted

The following individuals were interviewed or provided comments to the Evaluation Gap Working Group:

  • Abhijit Banerjee, Professor, Poverty Action Lab, MIT
  • Owen Barder, Center for Global Development
  • Stephano Bertozzi, Berkeley & Institute of Public Health (Mexico)
  • Ties Boerma, WHO (and Health Metrics)
  • Tom Bossert, Professor, HSPH
  • Mayra Buvinic, Division Chief, Social Program Division, IDB
  • Catherine Cameron, Consultant, DFID & Agulhas, Inc.
  • Karen Cavanaugh, USAID
  • Neils Dabelstein, DANIDA
  • Paul Delay, UNAIDS
  • Elizabeth Docteur, OECD
  • Richard Feachem, GFATM
  • Ariel Fiszbein, World Bank
  • Julio Frenk, Minister of Health, Mexico
  • Coralie Gevers, World Bank
  • Rachel Glennerster, Director, Poverty Action Lab, MIT
  • Eduardo Gonzalez Pier, Ministry of Health, Mexico
  • Charles Griffin, World Bank
  • Ricardo Hausman, Professor, Kennedy School
  • Jim Heiby, USAID
  • Jeremy Hurst, OECD
  • Gregory Ingram, Director, Office of Evaluation & Development, World Bank
  • Calestous Juma, Harvard
  • Patrick Kelley, Director, IOM Board on Global Health
  • Daniel Klagerman, Ministry of Economy, France
  • Carol Lancaster, Prof. GWU (formerly with USAID)
  • Eduardo Lora, Senior Economist, Research Department, IDB
  • Hans Lundgren, DAC
  • Binh Nguyen, Asian Development Bank
  • Carol Peasely, Counsellor, USAID
  • Max Pulgar-Vidal, Special Advisor, Office of Development Effectiveness, IDB
  • Inder Ruprah, Senior Economist, Office of Evaluation, IDB
  • Michael Schroll, WHO
  • Bernhard Schwartlander, GFATM
  • Charles Sherman, National Institute of Health (NIH)
  • Rob D. van den Berg, Global Environment Facility


Presentations about the Evaluation Gap Working Group were made at the following meetings:

Health Metrics Network. Meeting at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. May, 2004.

VII Meetings of the LACEA / IADB / WB Research Network on Inequality and Poverty. San Jose, Costa Rica. November 3, 2004.

World Health Organization. Staff involved in GAVI and Health Metrics Network. Nov. 9, 2004. Geneva, Switzerland.

Global Fund for Aids TB and Malaria. Nov. 8, 2004. Geneva, Switzerland.

Development Assistance Committee Evaluation Network. Nov. 10, 2004. Paris.

2ème conférence AFD / EUDN. "Aide au développement: Pourquoi et Comment. Quelles stratégies pour quelle efficacité?" Nov. 25, 2004.


Participants in Roundtable Consultations convened by CGD:

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Menlo Park, CA July 25, 2005

  • Owen Barder, Senior Program Associate, Center for Global Development
  • Paul Brest, President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Tamara Fox, Program Officer, Population, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Linda Frey, Fellow, Global Development, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Dan Kress, Senior Program Officer, Global Health Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • David I. Levine, Professor, Haas School of Business, Director, Center for Health Research, University of California, Berkeley
  • Sarah Macfarlane, Senior Advisor and Visiting Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF
  • Carol Medlin, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, UCSF
  • Doug Owens, Professor, Stanford
  • Smita Singh, Director, Global Development, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • John Wallace, Vice President, MDRC

The Center for Global Development, Washington, DC August 1, 2005

  • Martha Ainsworth, Coordinator, Health and Education, Sector and Thematic Evaluation, World Bank
  • Jon Baron, Executive Director, Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy
  • Paul Clements, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
  • Amy Coen, CEO and President, Population Action International
  • Sally Ethelston, Vice President, Population Action International
  • Dr. Mihira Karra, Office of Research, Technology and Utilization, USAID
  • Dan Levy, Visiting Assistant Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Laura Rawlings, Sector Leader for Central America, Human Development Group, World Bank
  • Jim Rugh, Evaluation Coordinator, CARE
  • Andrew Warner, Senior Economist, Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Delia Welsh, Associate Director for Monitoring and Evaluation, Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Barbara Wynn, Senior Health Policy Researcher, RAND Institute