The Great DIB-ate: Measurement for Development Impact Bonds

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) | November 2018

As the evaluator for the Educate Girls Development Impact Bond (EG DIB), the world’s first DIB, and the Village Enterprise DIB, IDinsight’s Kate Sturla, Buddy Shah, and Jeff McManus, share four things evaluations for impact bonds must do to “get it right”.

“If we can get the measurement piece right, we believe they [DIBs] have the potential to fundamentally shift the development sector’s focus from inputs to outcomes, and to bring new funding and solutions to challenging social problems. We have also seen firsthand how impact bonds can act as a laboratory for innovation.”

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