German Institute for Development Evaluation
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Ida Wiborg

Current evaluations

Completed evaluations


  • Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), SDG indicators
  • OECD DAC evaluation criteria
  • Labour market and employment, especially labour market institutions, international labour standards
  • Decentralisation, governance, conflict transformation
  • Corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility
  • Diversity, gender equality
  • M&E systems: organisational development, organisational consultancy
  • Qualitative and quantitative methods: mediation analysis, impact evaluation
  • Regional focus: Central Africa, Asia, Latin America

Curriculum Vitae

Ida Wiborg started working at DEval in 2016. Previously, she contributed to a programme evaluation for the German Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) and worked for the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in the areas of M&E, decentralisation, good governance and professional education. Moreover, she was involved in the topics of SDG and international labour standards while supporting the BMAS direction “United Nations/ International Labour Organisation”. For the non-profit education institution Arbeit und Bildung e.V. in Marburg she was engaged in the field of professional education, as well as for Deutsche Lufthansa AG in corporate social responsibility, diversity and gender equality. This gave her the opportunity to gain experience in the public, private, and civil society sector, including four years abroad (inter alia Cameroon, India, China, Mexico, Argentina, Spain). Holding a diploma in Sociology and Business Administration (2009, Marburg and Madrid), she put a special focus on Peace and Conflict Studies as additional subject. 2016, she completed a Master of Science in “Applied Labour Economics for Development” by International Labour Organisation/ University Turin/ University SciencesPo/ Paris.

Selected publications

Wencker, T. and I. Verspohl (2019), German Development Cooperation in Fragile Contexts, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval), Bonn.

Faust, J. and I. Verspohl (2018), The OECD DAC evaluation criteria: To reform or to transform? DEval Policy Brief 09/2018, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval), Bonn.

Euler, M., M. Noltze and I. Verspohl (2018), Evaluating Sustainability in Times of the 2030 Agenda. DEval Policy Brief 04/2018, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval), Bonn.

Noltze, M., M. Euler and I. Verspohl (2018), Meta-evaluation of sustainability in German development cooperation, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval), Bonn.

Noltze, M., M. Euler and I. Verspohl (2018), Evaluation  synthesis of sustainability in German development  cooperation, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval), Bonn.

Steckhan, H., Brüntrup-Seidemann, S., Verspohl, I. (2018), Mechanismen als Alternative zu kausaler Attribution – Frühjahrstagung 2017 des Arbeitskreises „Methoden in der Evaluation“ der DeGEval – Gesellschaft für Evaluation e.V., Zeitschrift für Evaluation 2018/1

Verspohl, I. (2016), The National Minimum Wage in Germany – First Evidence, Master Thesis, International Training Centre/ International Labour Organisation (ITC-ILO), Turin.

Verspohl, I. (2014), Mainstreaming Gender in Local Governance, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Yaoundé ( – Recherche).

Stellmacher, D. und Verspohl, I. (2012), Aus der Resignation durchstarten. Gestärkt in den Beruf durch Auslandpraktikum und IdA, Sozial Extra: Issue 11, Vol. 36.

Verspohl, I. (2009), Diversity Management – Konzept und Umsetzung bei Lufthansa und GTZ, Diploma Thesis, University of Marburg.