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Eventos

El equipo de J-PAL está continuamente organizando distintos tipos de eventos, tales como conferencias, seminarios, webinars y cursos para académicos, miembros de instituciones gubernamentales y no gubernamentales, entre otros. 

 

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South Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL/ CLEAR South Asia Executive Education 2017

3 July 2017 to 7 July 2017
| New Delhi, India

J-PAL/ CLEAR South Asia is organising its annual Executive Education course. This five-day course provides participants a thorough understanding of impact evaluations and a pragmatic step-by-step guidance on conducting one’s own evaluation. It focuses on evaluation methods and techniques and cover topics including M&E theory and practices, Evaluation design and Sampling Techniques.

Africa, Workshop or Training

IPA/J-PAL Africa Executive Education Course, 2017

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa

10 July 2017 to 14 July 2017
| Nairobi, Kenya

This five-day program on evaluating social programs will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one’s own evaluation.The course is designed for managers and researchers from NGOs, governments, international development organizations, and foundations from around the world, as well as trained economists looking to retool.

Participants at a training hosted by Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Impact Evaluations Training: Finding Strategies for Poverty Alleviation

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia, International Regional Science Association (IRSA) International Institute

15 July 2017 to 16 July 2017
| Sintesa Peninsula Hotel, Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Although the idea of impact evaluation is intuitively simple to grasp, in practice there are many pitfalls that can bias results, or otherwise hinder our ability to answer important questions: at best, these can make the impact evaluation uninformative, and at worst, they can be misleading.

North America, Workshop or Training

Advanced Workshop: Designing, Conducting, and Analyzing Field Experiments

Hosted by: J-PAL Global

1 August 2017 to 3 August 2017
| Cambridge MIT

This is a three-day short course taught by Columbia University Professor of Political Science, and J-PAL affiliate, Donald P. Green, hosted by J-PAL. In this short course you will:

North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Global Executive Education 2017

Hosted by: J-PAL Global

12 June 2017 to 16 June 2017
| Cambridge, MA

This five-day course provides participants a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and a pragmatic step-by-step guidance on conducting one’s own evaluation.

North America, Workshop or Training

IPA J-PAL Measuring Women’s Empowerment Researcher Gathering

25 May 2017 | Cambridge, Massachussetts

In May of 2017, IPA and J-PAL brought together a small group of researchers and donors to discuss several current debates and challenges in measuring women’s empowerment and to generate a practical set of recommendations on how researchers, practitioners, and donors can improve the ways we measure empowerment using surveys and non-survey instruments.

North America, Dissemination

The China Shock: Economic and Political Consequences of China’s Rise for the United States

18 May 2017 | MIT's campus in Cambridge, MA and webcast

China’s rise as an economic power has significantly shifted the patterns of world trade and challenged existing empirical research about how labor markets react to trade shocks.

South Asia, Workshop or Training

Measurement and Survey Design Course 2017

3 May 2017 to 5 May 2017
| New Delhi, India

J-PAL South Asia through the CLEAR Initiative is organising a 3-day open enrolment course on Measurement and Survey Design.  The three-day course on Measurement and Survey Design is intended for researchers, M&E professionals and other individuals interested in gaining essential skills for collecting high  quality primary data.

Abhijit Banerjee headshot

North America, Dissemination

Demonetizing India: what, why, and where now

13 April 2017 | MIT Building 4, Room 237 and webcast

On November 8, 2016, the Government of India announced that all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be accepted as legal tender. This decision, known as “demonetization,” is one of the most unusual policy reforms carried out in recent times. In this installment of the Data. Decisions. Public Policy.

North America, Dissemination

Research and Innovation: Ed-Tech, Personalized Learning & the Digital Divide

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

31 March 2017 | Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02142

Technology is developing at a breathtaking pace, and it’s fundamentally changing the way teachers, policymakers, and researchers think about education. On March 31st.

Africa, Dissemination

Experimenting for a Better Future: Drawing Policy Lessons from Randomised Evaluations

Hosted by: The Wits School of Governance

13 March 2017 | Classroom F, Mwalimu House Wits School of Governance, 2 St David’s Place, Parktown

The policymaking landscape is flooded with ‘great ideas’ for tackling social policy problems, competing for financing and buy-in, despite often limited evidence of their effectiveness. As with clinical trials for medicine, randomised evaluations of development policies can provide a scientific and unbiased way to measure these policies’ impacts across multiple dimensions on people’s lives.