Frontiers in evaluating causality - WWGS 2019

Frontiers in evaluating causality at WWGS 2019

CEDIL hosts a one-day side event at the What Works Global Summit, 2019

October 14th 2019

Mexico City

The WWGS 2019 will be held in Mexico City, 16-18th of October, hosted by the Campbell Collaboration and CONEVAL. The WWGS will bring together over 500 policymakers, practitioners, knowledge brokers and researchers from all over the world (

CEDIL, a DFID-supported international research collaboration to identify and test innovative approaches to impact evaluation and evidence synthesis, will host a workshop on Frontiers in evaluating causality as a one-day side event before the main summit, on Monday 14th of October.

This is an exciting opportunity to engage with some of the leading topics and thinkers at the frontier of impact evaluation.

Howard White (Campbell Collaboration and CEDIL Research Director) will provide an update on the CEDIL vision and progress to date, with an overview of work that has been approved for funding.

Other speakers will outline thinking in some of the key areas of impact evaluation being developed by CEDIL. This will include presentations and discussion on:

  • Evaluating complexity by Edoardo Masset  (CEDIL Deputy Director)
  • Mid-level theory in evaluation by Marcella Vigneri, (CEDIL Research Fellow)
  • New measures & new technologies for data collection by Marie Gaarder, (3ie)
  • Engaging stakeholders in evidence production and use by Sandy Oliver (EPPI- Centre, UCL)
  • Outlines of some key projects about to begin with CEDIL funding


Registration is free but space is limited. To register email with name and affiliation, titling your email: CEDIL Side Event Registration.