We host events around the world and online to share results and policy lessons from randomized evaluations, build new partnerships between researchers and practitioners, and train organizations on how to design and conduct randomized evaluations.

Upcoming Events

Participants at J-PAL's Evaluating Social Programs course in Cambridge, USA.
Workshop or Training

J-PAL/MIT Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2023

Cambridge, MA, US
This five-day, in-person training provides an in-depth look at why and when randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure the impact of social programs.
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Science and the Fight against Poverty: How Far Have We Come in 20 Years and What's Next?

Hosted by:
Collège de France in Paris
This two-day colloquium will focus on how innovation and scientific evidence are driving advances in the fight against poverty.
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Information Session on LEVER Evaluation Incubator

Live via Zoom – see registration link below
Join us to learn more about LEVER’s Evaluation Incubator opportunity!
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J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course

Hosted by:
Cape Town, South Africa
The J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one’s own evaluation.
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Economics of Decarbonization Convening

50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 - MIT Samberg Conference Center, Dining Rooms 3&4
J-PAL North America's Environment, Energy, and Climate Change (EECC) team is launching a series of researcher convenings with the goal of coordinating the efforts of researchers to develop a coordinated evidence base (experimental and non-experimental) that will inform carbon mitigation efforts in...
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What Works To Reduce Poverty: 10 years of research and evidence-based policy to advance economic mobility

Hosted by:
MIT Samberg Center, Cambridge, MA
Bringing together policymakers, practitioners, and researchers from around the country, J-PAL North America is celebrating 10 years of catalyzing policy-relevant research with a celebratory two-day event.

Past Events


Ferramentas práticas para integração de gênero no monitoramento e avaliação de programas

to (10:00 to 11:00am EDT)
Painel de discussão apresentando duas ferramentas práticas para integrar a perspectiva de gênero na avaliação de políticas e programas, a Ferramenta de Avaliação Rápida de Resultados em Igualdade de Gênero e Empoderamento de Mulheres da ONU Mulheres e a versão em português do Guia Prático para Medir...
encuesta siendo completada

Evaluación para [email protected], recursos y aplicaciones para la sociedad civil y el sector privado

to (11:00am to 12:00pm EDT)
En vivo via Zoom
Tres organizaciones con experiencia en monitoreo, evaluación y educación compartiremos nuestra experiencia usando recursos y aplicaciones de monitoreo y evaluación de libre acceso para la sociedad civil y el sector privado.
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Workshop or Training

Curso en línea: Evaluaciones de impacto, uso de evidencia y agencia de las mujeres

to (11:30am to 5:00pm EDT)
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J-PAL: La Economía como herramienta para combatir la pobreza

to (2:30 to 4:00pm EDT)
Campus San Joaquín, Edificio Sala de Clase Las Pataguas (Administración Pública), Sala híbrida AP301
En 2023 J-PAL cumple veinte años combatiendo la pobreza de la mano de la evidencia científica. Con el fin de dar a conocer la misión de la institución, la oficina de J-PAL para Latinoamérica y el Caribe y el Instituto de Economía de la Universidad Católica llevarán a cabo un encuentro con la...
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DEDP webinar: Your path to a credential in the MITx MicroMasters® Program

Live via Zoom
Join us for a sixty-minute webinar about the MicroMasters® program in Data, Economics, and Development Policy (DEDP) to learn more about the program and ask questions in a live Q&A session!
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Displaced Livelihoods Initiative (DLI): Policymaker and Practitioner Information Session

Live via Zoom
The Displaced Livelihoods Initiative (DLI) hosted a policymaker and practitioner information session on May 10, 2023 at 9am ET.
Mujer lidera una manifestación

Importancia de la evidencia para el diseño y mejora de programas que favorecen la agencia de las mujeres

to (11:30am to 12:50pm EDT)
Live via Zoom
En el evento se presentará tanto la relevancia de identificar el efecto de las políticas públicas como evidencia de programas que han tenido impacto en distintas dimensiones de la vida de las mujeres y sus comunidades (económicas, laborales, educativas, de salud, movilidad) que son de relevancia...
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Webinar series: Preparing for Graduate Study Abroad for African Students

Hosted by:
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J-PAL Africa is holding a webinar series for African students who would like to pursue graduate study in Economics, Public Policy, or related fields in North America or Europe. The webinars are spread throughout the year and aim to provide comprehensive information to African students on what...