process tracing

Protocolo de Evaluación del Impacto Cualitativo (QUIP)

Also Available In: English

El Protocolo de Evaluación del Impacto Cualitativo (QuIP, por sus siglas en inglés) es un enfoque de evaluación de impacto que se basa en el Análisis de Contribución. Los estudios de QuIP sirven para proporcionar una verificación independiente de la realidad de una teoría de cambio predeterminada que ayuda a las partes interesadas a evaluar, aprender de y demostrar el impacto social de su trabajo. El enfoque de QuIP coloca las voces de los beneficiarios del proyecto en el centro de la evaluación, permitiéndoles compartir y retroalimentar sus experiencias de una manera abierta, creíble y respetuosa.

Qualitative Impact Assessment Protocol (QuIP)

Also Available In: Español

The Qualitative Impact Assessment Protocol (QuIP) is an impact evaluation approach that draws on Contribution Analysis. QuIP studies serve to provide an independent reality check of a predetermined theory of change which helps stakeholders to assess, learn from, and demonstrate the social impact of their work. QuIP’s approach places project beneficiaries’ voices at the centre of the evaluation, enabling them to share and feedback their experiences in an open, credible, and respectful way.

Assessing the Policy Impact of ‘Indicators’: A Process-Tracing Study of the Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index

This report applies a process-tracing approach to understand the policy impact of indicators and contributes to debates about assessing the impact of development research. It focuses on the case of the Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI), which publishes annual indices of countries’ political commitment to reduce hunger and undernutrition, as well as complementary knowledge products.

Straws-in-the-wind, Hoops and Smoking Guns: What can Process Tracing Offer to Impact Evaluation?

This discussion paper, written by Melanie Punton and Katharina Welle, looks at the potential use of Process Tracing in an impact evaluation context. It examines the methodological and theoretical foundations of process tracing and examines two examples of its application in international development interventions.

Rethinking Social Inquiry: Diverse Tools, Shared Standards (Second Edition)

This second edition of Rethinking Social Inquiry has the aim of redirecting ongoing discussions of methodology in social and political science. The authors share a commitment to using diverse tools in the pursuit of research, and to shared standards for evaluating their use. The authors examine the relationship between quantitative and qualitative methods and focus on the study of causes and consequences, particularly on causal inference.

Going Where the Money Is: Strategies for Taxing Economic Elites in Unequal Democracies

This paper by Tasha Fairfield asks how policymakers can get around obstacles that prevent taxing economic elites. It identifies six strategies to aid this through the use of gaining popular support and neutralising the anatagonism of the elite. The effects of these strategies on tax reform are illustrated by case studies from Chile, Argentina and Bolivia.