When evaluation makes a difference

GOVERNMENTS routinely rely on evaluation to decide on investment projects in areas ranging from transport and energy to education and social protection. But are the evaluation techniques used adequate for judging the sustainability of the investments and policies in question? 

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Making sense of socio-economic forces in today's world

WE are constantly trying to find our bearings in the thick fog of the many global socio-economic trends that will increasingly affect our lives - from promising ones like breakthroughs in digital technology to intractable ones like climate change.