Events

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Events

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, and use evidence from impact evaluations.

North America, Dissemination

Research and Innovation: EdTech, Personalized Learning & the Digital Divide

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

31 March 2017 | MIT Samberg Conference Center, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

This conference will bring together leading education experts to explore how rigorous research can support the use of technology in education and increase access to education particularly for students from low-income communities.

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 page is a place where participants can find a variety of resources leading up to, during, and after the IPA/J-PAL Executive Education Course in Nairobi, Kenya. It will contain information on course logistics, the course schedule, course lectures, case studies, group exercises, and other pertinent readings.

North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL State and Local Innovation Initiative – Year 1 Participant Conference

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

12 January 2017 to 13 January 2017
| Cambridge, MA and live stream

State and local government leaders, leading scholars, and social service providers gathered in Cambridge on January 12th and 13th to share their first-hand experiences creating and using rigorous evidence to address key challenges related to poverty.

North America, Workshop or Training

State and Local Innovation Initiative Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

8 December 2016 | Webinar

Group of women wait to collect subsidized rice in Indonesia

North America, Dissemination

What Have We Learned? Improving Development Policy Through Impact Evaluation

Hosted by: Center for Global Development (CGD), J-PAL

6 December 2016 | Washington, DC

CGD and J-PAL take stock of the evidence and impact evaluation movement and its promise for improving social policy in developing countries.

North America, Matchmaking

Innovative Health Care Delivery to Reduce Poverty Conference

17 November 2016 to 18 November 2016
| Cambridge, MA

At this two-day conference in Cambridge, health care experts and practitioners explored opportunities for research, innovation, and evidence-informed policymaking to address a range of national health care challenges.

Polling location with privacy screen reading "Vote"

North America, Dissemination

The Science (and Pseudoscience) of Winning Elections

2 November 2016 | MIT 54-100 or webcast live

In the lead-up to the US presidential election, the third lecture of the D²P²: Data. Decisions. Public Policy. series featured J-PAL affiliated professor Donald Green (Columbia) speaking on “The Science (and Pseudoscience) of Winning Elections."

Smiling woman looks at child's school work

North America, Dissemination

Measurement for Action

19 September 2016 | Cambridge, MA, USA or online

J-PAL hosted the second talk of its lecture series at MIT, D²P²: Data. Decisions. Public Policy. Dr. Rukmini Banerji (CEO of Pratham) discussed her work with the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) and how the massive citizen-led assessment of children’s learning has led to a national debate and changed public priorities in India.

Europe, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Europe Executive Education Course 2016, Mannheim

29 August 2016 to 2 September 2016
| Mannheim, Germany

Program Objectives  J-PAL Europe is organizing a five-day course, in English, led by affiliated professors from J-PAL, that will teach participants how to measure the effects of poverty programs scientifically and help shape better policies through the use of randomized evaluations.