Making Choices about Evaluation Design in times of COVID-19: A Decision Tree

Adapting Evaluation Designs in Times of COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Four Questions to Guide Decisions

This is a framework organized around four questions to address the ethical, conceptual, and methodological challenges that are affecting programmatic evaluation work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The questions are:

  • Should you adapt your evaluation questions and scope?
  • Can you improve what remains feasible?
  • Can you find ways around what is infeasible?
  • Can you tap into alternative sources of evidence?

Source: Adapting Evaluation Designs in Times of COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Four Questions to Guide Decisions