Provision of support to expert hearing on member states' experience on using control groups in ESF evaluations and its follow-up


November 2011 to June 2012

PSI researchers:

Background, summary and aims

To provide the EC with support in its role of encouraging member states to undertake more counterfactual impact evaluations of European Social Fund co-financed interventions. To also produce practical guidance on counterfactual impact evaluations for Managing Authorities.