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Marcus Holmlund

Impact Evaluation Coordinator, Development Research Group

Marcus Holmlund is a Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) Economist and Impact Evaluation coordinator. He oversees and participates in a range of impact evaluations in diverse areas including health, local development, governance, and fragile states. His work centers on the structures and mechanisms needed to increase access and use of services by end-users, and to improve accountability for service delivery. Prior to joining DIME, Marcus worked with NGOs in Ecuador, Colombia, and Paraguay. He holds an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), a BA from Oxford University, and is a licensed snowboard instructor.
  • Burkina Faso - Community Monitoring and Evaluation for Better Health and Education Services Delivery

    This pilot project, currently ongoing, tests a community monitoring approach to increasing the quality and quantity of health and education services through empowering and facilitating individuals and communities to demand good governance and through increasing transparency and accountability of service providers. The evaluation uses a cluster-randomized controlled design, with 36 health facilities and 36 primary schools randomly assigned to either the treatment or control group.  Read More »

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  • Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health
  • Public Sector & Governance
  • Conflict
  • Sustainable Development
  • Community-Driven Development