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IMPAQ staff has extensive international experience in designing and evaluating labor, health and social programs; developing practical and effective approaches for dealing with labor, health and social issues; designing cost-effective programs; and creating and improving social protection policies. The firm provides services for multilateral organizations, government agencies, and private sector enterprises and has provided evidence-based research and technical assistance on a variety of labor, health, and social safety net projects for a broad client base around the world. Selected current and past international projects include:
- AMANECE Evaluation (Mexico)
- Privatization Social Support Project (Turkey)
- Think Tank: Impact of Active Labor Market Programs in Transition Economies (Russia and Romania)
- Impact of Active Labor Market Programs (Romania)
International Policy Research
IMPAQ senior staff has designed surveys, developed and evaluated data collection systems, and monitored and evaluated international government policies and programs. IMPAQ staff has developed practical and effective approaches for designing cost-effective government programs and creating and improving policies. For example, IMPAQ's staff has advised government clients on the feasibility and impact of policies for improving health systems, social protection systems, public employment and training programs, and government payment systems. IMPAQ staff utilizes their experience with applied research to design and implement social safety net programs that target assistance to the most vulnerable groups in society.
International Economic Development
IMPAQ is committed to working with countries to design and implement programs that mitigate negative effects on vulnerable groups and support economic development. Specifically, IMPAQ staff has conducted evaluation projects, including international surveys, retraining projects, and technical assistance projects.