Notable Recent Publications


The staff and associates of Jackson and Associates frequently write for professional or academic audiences. Notable publications include:


Impact Investing

Landscape Studies

Harji, K. and E.T. Jackson. Accelerating Impact: Achievements, Challenges and What’s Next in Building the Impact Investing Industry. Prepared for The Rockefeller Foundation, New York, July 2012

Report

Koenig, A-N. and E.T. Jackson. Private Capital for Sustainable Development: Concepts, Issues and Options for Engagement in Impact Investing and Innovative Finance. Danida Evaluation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Copenhagen, 2016

Report

Koenig, A-N. and E. Jackson. Mobilising Private Capital for Sustainable Development. Great Insights, 5(5), (European Centre for Development Policy Management), Maastricht, 2016

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Gender and Development Finance

Jackson, E.T. and K. Alvarez. Catalytic Capital for Women’s Economic Empowerment: Report of the External Review of Component 2 of the Investing in Women Initiative. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, Dec. 2018

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Jackson, E.  Canada’s New DFI Should Lead on Gender Equality, The Hill Times, September 11, 2017

News Item

Voluntary Organizations

Jackson, E.T.  Impact Investing:  New Partnerships for Sustainable Development.  World University Service of Canada (WUSC), Ottawa, 2017

Report

Jackson, E.T. Social Enterprise and Post-Secondary Education Institutions: Optimizing Development Impact.  World University Service of Canada (WUSC), Ottawa, 2019

Report

Field Building


Jackson, E.T. and K. Harji.  Assessing and Building the Field of Impact Investing:  Five Thematic Briefs.  Evaluation Office, Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 2013

Thematic Briefs PDF

Jackson, E.  The TV studio as ecosystem launchpad: Innovation in impact investing in Sri Lanka, The Daily FT, Colombo, August 3, 2018

BLOG

Jackso, E.  Time to share the costs of participation in impact investing, IDS, October 9, 2018

BLOG

Evaluation

Barnett, C., E. Jackson, P. O’Flynn, H. Ismaila and C. Agyeyomah. Understanding and optimising the social impact of venture capital: Three lessons from Ghana, African Evaluation Journal, Vol 6, No 2, a335, 13 November, 2018

Journal Article

Jackson, E.T. At the Nexus of Development and Finance, At the heart of development, Au Courant, June 2018, page 3

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Jackson, E.T. and K. Harji, Impact Investing:  Measuring Household Results in Rural West Africa, ACRN Oxford Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives 6.4, 2017, 53-66

Journal Article

Harji, K. and T. Jackson.  Training and Curriculum in Evaluating Impact Investing.  AEA365 Blog American Evaluation Association, March 3, 2017

BLOG

Jackson, E.T. Interrogating the Theory of Change: Evaluating Impact Investing Where It Matters Most.  Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, 3(2), 2013, 95-115

Journal Article

Jackson, E.T. and K. Harji.  Evaluating Impact Investing:  Resources and 24-Module Executive Course.  E.T. Jackson and Associates Ltd., Ottawa, 2016

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Reisman, J., R. Picciotto, E. Jackson, K. Harji, N. MacPherson and V. Olazabal. Streams of Social Impact Work: Building Bridges in a New Evaluation Era with Market-Oriented Players at the Table. Evaluation Office, Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 2015

Working Paper

Harji, K. and E.T. Jackson. Facing Challenges, Building the Field: Improving the Measurement of the Social Impact of Market-Based Approaches, American Journal of Evaluation, 39(3), 2018, 396-401

Journal Article

Digital Jobs


Jackson, E.T. and B. Rowe. Tech Tonic: Are Development NGOs Ready For AI? ETJackson Blog, May 2019

BLOG

Harji, K. and E.T. Jackson.  Developmental Evaluation in Practice:  Lessons from Evaluating a Market-Based Employment Initiative.  Evaluation Office, Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 2016

Report PDF

Youth Employment

Harji, K. and E.T. Jackson.  Assessing Market-Based Solutions: Lessons from Evaluating a Youth Employment Initiative.  Evaluation Office, Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 2016

PDF Report

Mastercard Foundation and E.T. Jackson and Associates.  Youth at Work: Building Economic Opportunities for Young People in Africa. Toronto, 2015

PDF Report


Knowledge Management

Beaulieu, D. Diversity and Tension in Knowledge Production and Dissemination: A Closer Look at the Activities of Ten Ghanaian CSOs. Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 9 (2), 34-49. 2013

Journal Article

Governance

Jackson, E., A. Bichsel, G. Dijkstra and K. ter Horst.  From Fuzzy to Clear:  Tips from Evaluating the Swiss and Dutch Governance Programs.  AEA 365 (American Evaluation Association), November 30, 2015

BLOG

Jackson, E.T. The Evaluation of SDC’s Governance Programming and Mainstreaming: Highlights. Presented at the Meeting of the Evaluation Network of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, June 15, 2015. 11 p. Also presented to the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, June 17, 2015 and to GIZ, Eichborn, June 18, 2015

PDF Slides

Jackson, E.T., J. Saxby and L. Nicholls. “Evaluation of SDC’s Performance in Governance Programming and Mainstreaming.” Published by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, 2015

Report

Jackson, E.T., J. Saxby and L. Nicholls. “Evaluation of SDC’s Performance in Governance Programming and Mainstreaming.” Published by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, 2015

The Annexes

Turcot, P. “Adaptation, Resilience and Transition: Report of the Formative Evaluation of Camp Management in the Burmese Refugee Camps in Thailand.” Prepared for CIDA, AUSAID and Act for Peace, 2012

Short Report

Turcot, P. “Adaptation, Resilience and Transition: Report of the Formative Evaluation of Camp Management in the Burmese Refugee Camps in Thailand.” Prepared for CIDA, AUSAID and Act for Peace, 2012

Long Report

Turcot, P. “Adaptation, Resilience and Transition: Report of the Formative Evaluation of Camp Management in the Burmese Refugee Camps in Thailand” Prepared for CIDA, AUSAID and Act for Peace, 2012

Annexes