Theories of change and logic models

Content for week of Monday, January 25, 2021–Friday, January 29, 2021


  • Chapter 2 in Impact Evaluation in Practice1
  • Chapter 2 in Evaluation: A Systematic Approach.2 This is available on iCollege.
  • Chapter 3 in Evaluation: A Systematic Approach.3 This is available on iCollege.


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Optional lab

Here are all the materials we used in the lab:

  1. Paul J. Gertler et al., Impact Evaluation in Practice, 2nd ed. (Inter-American Development Bank; World Bank, 2016), ↩︎

  2. Peter H. Rossi, Mark W. Lipsey, and Gary T. Henry, Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, 8th ed. (Los Angeles: Sage, 2019). ↩︎

  3. Ibid. ↩︎