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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.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Diplomado en Evaluación de Impacto de Programas y Políticas Públicas 2019

Hosted by: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

26 April 2019 to 26 October 2019
| Santiago de Chile

Actualmente es poco lo que se sabe en relación a qué políticas realmente funcionan para contrarrestar la problemática para la cual fueron implementadas. ¿Cómo generar entonces conocimiento sobre las políticas que realmente funcionan para reducir la pobreza, y aprender de ello para tomar mejores decisiones de política pública?

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, Dissemination

Thinking Globally to Mitigate Climate Change: Paying Local Communities to Protect Forests

Hosted by: J-PAL, MIT Economics

26 September 2019 | MIT 35-225, Cambridge, MA

Carbon emissions take no notice of international borders: Emissions from halfway around the world can have impacts in our own country. This makes climate change truly a global problem—and countries seeking to mitigate climate change should look worldwide for the best ways to do so.

American University in Cairo

Middle East & North Africa, Conference

Building an evidence base and advancing policy in Egypt

Hosted by: American University in Cairo

10 December 2019 | American University in Cairo

 American University in Cairo. Photo: Kazzazm | Shutterstock.com

Southeast Asia, Dissemination

Launching the Results from Transparency for Development (T4D) Evaluation and sharing on Community-led Transparency and Accountability Programs to Improve Health and Other Social Services in Indonesia

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia (J-PAL SEA) in collaboration with Results for Development (R4D) and PATTIRO

19 September 2019 | Istana Ballroom, Sari Pacific Hotel, Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 6, Jakarta, Indonesia

Between 2013 and 2018, J-PAL affiliated researchers, in collaboration with Results for Development (R4D), Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center (HKS) and PATTIRO, conducted a randomized evaluation of the Transparency for Development (T4D) program to generate lessons on how to strengthen transparency and accountability of public health systems by engaging civic participation across two countries:...

A woman writes on the board during the Evaluating Social Programs course in Kampala in 2018.

Africa, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, Cape Town 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa

29 July 2019 to 2 August 2019
| University of Cape Town, South Africa

This five-day in-person training gives participants a thorough understanding of why and when researchers and policymakers might choose to conduct randomized evaluations and how randomized evaluations are designed in real-world settings.

Evaluating Social Programs participants sit around tables listening to a presentation

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Evaluasi Program Sosial – Banda Aceh (Evaluating Social Programs) 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

20 July 2019 to 21 July 2019
| Hermes Palace Hotel, Banda Aceh

Meskipun konsep evaluasi dampak secara intuitif mudah dimengerti, pada pelaksanaannya terdapat banyak tantangan yang dapat menghalangi kemampuan kita untuk menjawab pertanyaan-pertanyaan penting atau dapat menyebabkan bias pada hasil. Bila hal ini tidak diatasi, sebuah evaluasi dampak menjadi tidak informatif atau bahkan dapat memberikan kesimpulan yang keliru.

South Asia executive education

South Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programmes 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL South Asia, CLEAR South Asia

1 July 2019 to 5 July 2019
| The Claridges, New Delhi, India

This five-day in-person training gives participants a thorough understanding of why and when researchers and policymakers might choose to conduct randomised evaluations and how randomised evaluations are designed in real-world settings.

North America, Dissemination

Work of the Future Innovation Competition Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

26 June 2019 | Webinar

The J-PAL North America Work of the Future Innovation Competition supports randomized evaluations of strategies and innovations that address the changing nature of work in North America.

North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, US 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL Global & North America

10 June 2019 to 14 June 2019
| MIT Cambridge, MA, USA

Course Content This five-day in-person training equips participants with resources and knowledge to design, use, and interpret evidence from impact evaluations of social programs. The course is an overview of why, when, and how researchers and policymakers might choose to conduct randomized evaluations and how randomized evaluations are designed.

Europe, Workshop or Training

ESII training for partners: Conceiving a Randomized Evaluation

Hosted by: J-PAL Europe

27 May 2019 to 29 May 2019
| Paris School of Economics, 48 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014, Paris, France

The European Social Inclusion Initiative (ESII) is a multi-year research initiative that aims to generate new evidence and share emerging lessons for programs and policies seeking to foster the social inclusion of migrants and refugees.