These core resources accompany "Thinking and Working Politically through Applied PEA: A Guide for Practitioners" providing tools needed to plan and support PEA/TWP efforts.
This book captures the experiences and voices of over 6,000 people who have received international assistance, observed the effects of aid efforts, or been involved in providing aid. Over time, across very different contexts and continents, people’s experiences with international aid efforts have been remarkably...
Review of political economy at national level in Kosovo and implications
PEA of drivers of competitiveness in Serbian value chains
Between September-November 2017, J.E. Austin Associates, Inc. (JAA) deployed a three-person team to undertake a political economy analysis (PEA) of the coffee, soybean, and dried bean value chains in South Kivu, with a focus on the Territoires of Kabare, Kalehe, and Walungu. This report summarizes the key findings,...
The term D-MERL refers to the often disjointed components of the program-cycle and discrete and/or overlapping activities in program design (D), monitoring (M), evaluation (E), research (R), or learning (L). The BalanceD-MERL consortium posits that the incorporation of four key principles (relevant, right-sized,...
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
The Gender Integration in E3 Evaluations report provides examples of gender integration and sector-specific gender results, drawing upon evaluations focusing on all E3 technical sectors
Links to resource tools used to measure corruption