Evaluation Fundamentals

April 2011
By Aparna Dalal, Jonathan Bauchet, and Jonathan Morduch

Evaluation Fundamentals: A Framing Note
Impact evaluations try to measure the change in a participant’s life that occurred because of an intervention. The “intervention” could be a policy, a project, an insurance product, or a specific feature of a product. For instance, the intervention could relate to a particular product feature, such as the extent of coverage, a change of pricing structure, or variations in the distribution channel. . .