What Influences World Bank Project Evaluations?
Christopher Kilby () and
Katharina Michaelowa ()
No 26, Villanova School of Business Department of Economics and Statistics Working Paper Series from Villanova School of Business Department of Economics and Statistics
Do geopolitics influence project evaluation ratings by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group? Examining a wide range of geopolitical factors, we find evidence of rating bias only for one variable: non-permanent membership on the UN Security Council. Selection for rating is non-random and reflects bureaucratic interests but does not impact performance estimates.
Keywords: World Bank; Evaluation; Geopolitics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F33 H43 O19 O22 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-ppm
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:vil:papers:26
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Villanova School of Business Department of Economics and Statistics Working Paper Series from Villanova School of Business Department of Economics and Statistics Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Christopher Kilby ().