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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.

Southeast Asia, Dissemination

Tying assets to determine eligibility of the poor: Findings from a randomized evaluation in Indonesia

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

21 February 2019 | D’Lab Menteng, Jl. Riau 1, Gondangdia, Jakarta

Evidence has shown that targeted anti-poverty programs offer significant improvement towards household consumption, as well as health and education outcomes for children1. To determine eligibility of beneficiaries in receiving the programs, governments conduct tests to measure asset ownership of households or is commonly known as proxy-means test (PMT).

Africa, Dissemination

Teaching at the Right Level Webinar Series: Session 6 - Maintaining Quality at Scale

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa

27 February 2019 | Webinar

Join us on 27 February for the sixth in a series of webinars about Pratham's Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) approach. This session will feature presentations by Rukmini Banerji, Ben Simuyandi, and Ben Piper and cover the topic of how to maintain quality at scale.

Europe, Celebration/Other

European Social Inclusion Initiative Launch Conference

Hosted by: J-PAL Europe

26 March 2019 | Paris School of Economics, 48 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France

North America, Dissemination

J-PAL North America Recruitment Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

29 March 2019 | Webinar

Passionate about using rigorous research to reduce poverty and improve lives? Interested in working with colleagues who value building diverse teams with inclusive and collaborative relationships?

North America, Dissemination

Using Randomized Evaluation to Learn about the Changing Nature of Work: J-PAL Launches the Work of the Future Initiative

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

12 April 2019 | Royal Sonesta - Cambridge, MA

Join us for the launch of J-PAL North America’s Work of the Future Initiative, which supports randomized evaluations of strategies and innovations that address the changing nature of work in North America.

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?

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.

North America, Dissemination

Building Evidence, Advancing Policy, Impacting Lives: The 3rd Annual J-PAL North America State and Local Innovation Initiative Convening

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

11 February 2019 to 12 February 2019
| Samberg Conference Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The State and Local Innovation Initiative supports US state and local leaders in using randomized evaluations to generate new and widely applicable lessons about which programs work, which work best, and why.

North America, Dissemination

Education, Technology, and Opportunity Innovation Competition Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

8 February 2019 | Webinar

North America, Dissemination

State and Local Innovation Initiative Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

29 January 2019 | Webinar

, Dissemination

J-PAL Global: Recruitment Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL Global

12 December 2018 | Webinar

Interested in work that makes an impact? We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to work with us and our affiliated professors on translating research into action worldwide.

Africa, Dissemination

Teaching at the Right Level Webinar Series: Session 5 - Adapting the TaRL Approach to Different Contexts

11 December 2018 | Webinar

A TaRL reading activity in Zambia. Photo: Anton Scholtz | J-PAL

Evaluating social programs event

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Evaluasi Program Sosial – Yogyakarta (Evaluating Social Programs)

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

21 November 2018 to 23 November 2018
| Fakultas Ekonomika dan Bisnis UGM, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Evaluating Social Programs is a specially designed course by J-PAL SEA for decision makers and program managers working in the development field.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Curso en línea gratuito: Evaluación de Impacto de Programas Sociales

29 October 2018 to 14 December 2018
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Este curso introduce las evaluaciones de impacto aleatorizadas (o experimentales) como una herramienta para probar y mejorar la eficacia de programas y políticas sociales. En él se entregarán los conceptos fundamentales para entender en qué consisten las evaluaciones de impacto aleatorizadas, por qué son importantes, cómo se diseñan e implementan, y cómo usar sus resultados.