12-August-2014

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Evaluation of Taxation Reform in the Pacific

This evaluation was commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The evaluation found that donor support for tax reform in the Pacific has been consistent with good international practice. There was also effective local ownership of reforms with a strong policy dialogue between partners. However, tax reforms in the Pacific remain fragile.

28-June-2013

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Trust Fund Management at the African Development Bank An Independent Evaluation

This evaluation reviews the establishment and implementation of 28 bilateral and thematic trust funds monitored and partly administered by the Bank’s Partnerships and Cooperation Unit (ORRU). It assesses the procedural effectiveness of the implementation of the Trust Funds: it attempts to set forth the scope and scale of the procedural issues; distinguish at what stage in the process problems are most critical.

31-December-2012

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International Reserves: IMF Concerns and Country Perspectives

In 2009-10, IMF Management advanced the argument that excessive reserve accumulation was jeopardizing the stability of the international monetary system. This evaluation traces the evolution of this thinking, in particular how it relates to the Fund’s longerstanding concern about the risks from global imbalances, and discusses reasons for the shift towards stressing the risks posed by excessive reserve accumulation.

30-November-2012

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Independent External Evaluation of the Joint Financing Arrangement II (JFA-II) Support of Pooled Fund Partners to the 2010-2012 ECA Business Plan

The two objectives of the external evaluation were to assess the impacts of ECA’s sub-programme interventions in strengthening/enhancing capacities of Member States (MS), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and the African Union and its Secretariat and to assess the extent to which the successful results/impacts of ECA’s sub-programmes can be attributed to the Joint Financing Arrangement (JFA) mechanism.

20-February-2012

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The World Bank Group's Response to the Global Economic Crisis: Phase II

This second phase evaluation reaffirms some of the findings of the first phase: greater processing efficiency and disbursement speed; the positive role in crisis response of well-established country dialogue and country knowledge.

24-January-2012

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Méta-évaluation des projets « lignes de crédit »

Huit évaluations rétrospectives ont été menées sur la période 1996 - 2009 (dont cinq en 2008 et 2009) portant sur 14 lignes de crédit octroyées à différents partenaires dans quatre pays différents (Afrique du sud, Turquie, Tunisie, Viet Nam).

18-July-2011

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Independent Evaluation of Switzerland's Economic Cooperation in the Financial Sector

This independent evaluation reviews a portfolio of ~14 projects supported by SECO since the mid-nineties. The report provides an overview of how SECO interventions in the partner countries have contributed to financial sector stability as well as sustained economic development.

18-July-2011

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Independent Evaluation of Switzerland's Economic Cooperation in the Private Sector

This meta evaluation reviews the role and effectiveness of SECO interventions and assesses 19 SECO financed projects of the past ten years and provides an overview of how SECO interventions in the partner countries have contributed to an improvement of frame conditions for the private sector.

21-June-2011

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Real-time Evaluation of ADB's Response to the Global Economic Crisis, 2008-2009

Overall, the evaluation finds ADB's assistance to be relevant, responsive, and satisfactory in achieving program objectives and initial results. There is, however, scope for enhancing ADB's preparedness for timely delivery of assistance.

8-February-2011

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IMF Performance in the Run-up to the Financial and Economic Crisis, 2004-2007

It finds that the IMF provided few clear warnings about the risks and vulnerabilities associated with the impending crisis before its outbreak.

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