Events

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.

South Asia, Workshop or Training

Measurement and Survey Design 2016

Hosted by: J-PAL South Asia

4 May 2016 to 6 May 2016
| New Delhi, India

J-PAL South Asia through the CLEAR Initiative is organising a 3-day open enrollment course on Measurement and Survey Design. This course will provide an opportunity for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and research professionals to gain essential skills for data collection.

J-PAL and LKY School Executive Education Course, Singapore

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL and LKY School Executive Education Course, Singapore

23 May 2016 to 27 May 2016
| Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Program Objectives The course aims to give participants a deep and comprehensive understanding of RCTs and how they can be implemented in programme evaluation and policy research. At the end of the course, participants will:

J-PAL Executive Education, Cambridge, MA

North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Global Executive Education 2016, Cambridge MA

13 June 2016 to 17 June 2016
| Cambridge, MA USA

J-PAL Global is organizing an annual Executive Education course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.

South Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL South Asia Executive Education 2016

11 July 2016 to 15 July 2016
| New Delhi, India

J-PAL South Asia through the CLEAR Initiative is organising the annual Executive Education course 2016 in New Delhi, 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.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Dissemination

Lanzamiento del Laboratorio de innovación costo efectiva de la política educativa: MineduLAB

Hosted by: Ministerio de Educación del Perú

19 April 2016 | Lima, Perú

El 19 de abril del 2016, el Ministerio de Educación del Perú (Minedu) organizó el Lanzamiento de Minedu LAB en los locales de la Universidad del Pacífico en Lima, Perú.

Evaluating Social Programs Executive Education Course

East Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL and KOICA Executive Education Course, South Korea

Hosted by: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Korea International Cooperation Agency

22 February 2016 to 26 February 2016
| South Korea

This Executive Education course is a five-day training on evaluating social programs which will provide participants with insights on randomized evaluations and pragmatic guidance for conducting their own evaluations.

Africa, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Africa Executive Education Course, 2016

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa

18 January 2016 to 22 January 2016
| University of Cape Town, South Africa

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. It will focus on the benefits and methods of randomization, choosing an appropriate sample size, and common threats and pitfalls to the validity of the experiment.

Southeast Asia, Dissemination

J-PAL Southeast Asia Conference on Social Protection: Evidence for Informed Policy

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

12 January 2016 | Jakarta, Indonesia

This conference brought together distinguished academics, policymakers, and representatives from government agencies, multilateral institutions, and donor agencies operating in Indonesia and Southeast Asia to examine the existing evidence on critical social protection policies, identify the key policy questions that remain, and explore how researchers and policymakers can come together to answe

Rajeev Kapoor, Santhosh Mathew, Anhjali Bharadwaj, Iqbal Dhaliwal

South Asia, Matchmaking

Innovations in Public Sector Management: Policy Outreach and Partnership Development Conference

7 January 2016 to 8 January 2016
| Delhi, India

In January of 2016, J-PAL will host the Innovations in Public Sector Management policy outreach and partnership development conference, with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD).

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Capacitación: Diseño e Implementación de Evaluaciones de Impacto Aleatorias con funcionarios del Ministerio de Educación

Hosted by: J-PAL LAC & IPA Perú

15 December 2015 to 16 December 2015
| Lima, Perú

El 15 y 16 de Diciembre del 2015, IPA Perú y J-PAL LAC coorganizaron un taller de capacitación en el marco del proyecto MINEDULab en Lima, Perú. MINEDULab es un laboratorio de innovación en política educativa, establecida en asociación con el Ministerio de Educación del Perú (MINEDU) y financiado por el proyecto de Fortalecimiento a la Gestión de la Educación en el Perú (FORGE).

Latin America & the Caribbean, Dissemination

IV Meeting of the Peruvian Network of Monitoring and Evaluation “Monitoring and evaluation for the achievement of results in public policy”

Hosted by: J-PAL LAC, IPA Perú, Ministerio de la Mujer y Poblaciones Vulnerables (MIMP), Red Peruana de Monitoreo y Evaluación (REDPERUME)

3 December 2015 to 4 December 2015
| Lima, Perú

On December 3 and 4 2015, IPA Peru, J-PAL LAC, the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable (MIMP) and the Peruvian Network of Monitoring and Evaluation (REDPERUME) co-organized the IV Meeting of the Peruvian Network of Monitoring and Evaluation “Monitoring and evaluation for the achievement of results in public policy” in Lima, Peru.