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A free, online version of J-PAL's Executive Education course on randomized evaluations of social programs started on October 1, but you can still register.

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The ILO and J-PAL are offering a five-day course on evaluating social programs, November 16-20 at the American University of Sharjah in Sharjah, UAE.

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J-PAL's mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence.

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Running Randomized Evaluations

A practical guide to running randomized evaluations from J-PAL's Executive Director Rachel Glennerster and Kudzai Takavarasha

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October 23 - MIT Spectrum

Amy Finkelstein talks about the results of the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment.

October 22 - World Bank Blogs

Savings programs can be used as a tool to improve consumption and income.