Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Beyond Experiments in Development EconomicsLocal Economy-wide Impact Evaluation$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

J. Edward Taylor and Mateusz J. Filipski

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780198707875

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707875.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 16 December 2019

Conclusion

Conclusion

Chapter:
15 (p.291) Conclusion
Source:
Beyond Experiments in Development Economics
Author(s):

J. Edward Taylor

Mateusz J. Filipski

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707875.003.0015

This chapter discusses the major contributions of local economy-wide impact evaluation (LEWIE) and contemplates its future role in impact evaluation studies. Evaluations focusing on treatment and control groups, when feasible, are essential; however, they provide an incomplete picture of total impacts and are not an option for impact evaluation in most instances. LEWIE fills this void in impact evaluation while documenting spillovers and total impacts that, in most cases, significantly exceed the direct impacts of government programs, policies, and other interventions. It also offers a new way to think about, and design, policies and programs, as well as a means to document impacts that may be critical to securing funding for development projects.

Keywords:   impact evaluation, project evaluation, policy analysis, general equilibrium, spillover, project design, cost-benefit analysis, project appraisal, randomized control trial, development project

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .