He holds a PhD in political science from the London School of Economics.

From 2018–2021, the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval) is implementing a fouryear research programme on the integration of multiple methods in complex evaluations. The methodology project will be accompanied by empirical testing of new forms of method integration in several DEval evaluations.


References and further reading:

Bamberger, M. et al. (2016), Dealing with Complexity in Development Evaluation - A Practical Approach, SAGE, Los Angeles.

Goertz, G. (2017), Multimethod Research, Causal Mechanisms, and Case Studies, University Press Group Ltd, Princeton, New Jersey.

Noltze, M. und S. Harten (2017), "New need for knowledge", Development and Cooperation, Vol. e-Paper no.7, Nr. 2017/07, S. 16.

Stern, E. et al. (2012), "Broadening the Range of Designs and Methods for Impact Evaluations. Report of a Study Commissioned by the Department for International Development", Working Paper, No. 38, Department for International Development, London/Glasgow.