Countries Outside the United States

The Urban Institute provides performance management assistance to municipalities around the world. In addition to ongoing work in El Salvador, Kosovo, and Uganda, Urban researchers have carried out similar projects in Albania, Armenia, Georgia, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, and Tajikistan.

Federal Government Agencies and State and Local Governments in the United States

As government at all levels embraces evidence-based policies and programs, the Urban Institute helps policymakers measure results and implement data-driven changes that save money and improve outcomes.  

ICMA Performance Management Blog Series

Distinguished fellow Harry Hatry has contributed to the performance management blog series at the International City/County Management Association.


A program of the World Bank Group and the Urban Institute to increase the performance measurement capacity of Washington, DC, area nonprofits.

Nonprofit Organizations

Performance measurement and management experts help nonprofit practitioners identify quality performance indicators for various social programs and use them to engage in effective performance management practices. Researchers provide frameworks for tracking nonprofit performance, information about effective practices, and tools to implement outcome management.