International Development

We work with partners and clients to solve urgent challenges affecting people and the planet. Our commitment to evidence-based decision making results in more effective programs and policies and smarter investments of international development dollars.

IMPAQ collaborates with international development agencies, government officials, and the private sector to achieve a wide range of social and environmental objectives. We provide clients with evidence-based policy research, program evaluations, monitoring, learning, and technical assistance to deliver data-driven impact. Our experienced experts specialize in a variety of fields including governance, education, nutrition, vocational training, labor rights, child labor, and agriculture.

Experience You Can Trust

IMPAQ's International Development team is comprised of more than 25 dedicated staff members from diverse backgrounds, many with advanced degrees in economics, sociology, public policy and administration, and statistics. Together, we speak more than 15 languages and provide services in more than 40 countries around the world. We are known for our professional integrity, methodological rigor, and willingness to adapt to our clients' needs.

Advanced Methodologies

IMPAQ designs and employs a variety of rigorous methodologies for impact evaluations, including experimental approaches (such as randomized controlled trials) and quasi-experimental approaches (such as difference-in-differences). We also develop and implement innovative performance evaluations. We specialize in collecting high quality quantitative data from a variety of beneficiaries and key stakeholders and synthesizing the findings with impactful qualitative analysis.

Clients and Impact

Our clients include the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of International Labor Affairs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, international governments, and nonprofit organizations such as the AVSI Foundation, Catholic Relief Services, and Save the Children.

From building evidence for what works in combating child labor, to working with local governments to implement pro-democracy policies, IMPAQ works with our partners and clients to build a more just and sustainable world.

Learn More

To discuss IMPAQ's international development work, please contact Jonathan Simonetta, Vice President, International Development.