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.

Data. Decisions. Public Policy. J-PAL-MIT Economics Lecture Series

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 U.S. presidential election, the D²P²: Data. Decisions. Public Policy. lecture series continues Wednesday, November 2 at 3:00 PM with a lecture by J-PAL affiliated professor Donald Green (Columbia) titled “The Science (and Pseudoscience) of Winning Elections."

North America, Matchmaking

Innovative Health Care Delivery to Reduce Poverty Conference

17 November 2016 to 18 November 2016
| Cambridge, MA

This conference will explore innovations in health care delivery, highlight examples of evidence-informed policy, and provide opportunities for partnership development between researchers and practitioners.

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Africa, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Africa Executive Education Course 2017, Cape Town

16 January 2017 to 20 January 2017
| University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

J-PAL Africa is organizing a five-day course to introduce participants to randomized evaluations and provide them with pragmatic, step-by-step training on how to conduct their own randomized evaluations to measure the effects of social programs.

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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.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Taller: “Diseño de evaluación de impacto” con funcionarios del Ministerio de la Mujer y Poblaciones Vulnerables del Perú

8 August 2016 to 11 August 2016
| Lima, Peru

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Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Southeast Asia Evaluating Social Programs, 2016, Jakarta

2 August 2016 to 4 August 2016
| University of Indonesia

Program Objectives  In cooperation with the University of Indonesia’s Faculty of Economics and Business, J-PAL Southeast Asia is organizing a three-day course that will introduce participants to randomized evaluations and how this method can be used to measure the effects of social programs and help shape better policies.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Workshop: “Evidence-based intervention design” with Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations staff

14 July 2016 to 15 July 2016
| Lima, Peru

On July 14 and 15, 2016, IPA Peru, J-PAL LAC, the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations (MIMP) and the National Program against Domestic and Sexual Violence (PNCVFS) of the MIMP organized the Workshop "Evidence-based intervention design"; as part of the Project "Institutionalization of the use and generation of evidence for the improvement of the interventions of the PCNVF

South Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL South Asia Executive Education 2016, New Delhi

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

This five-day course provided participants a thorough understanding of impact evaluations and a pragmatic step-by-step guidance on conducting one’s own evaluation. It focused on evaluation methods and techniques and covered topics including M&E theory and practices, Evaluation design and Sampling Techniques.

North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Global Executive Education 2016, Cambridge MA

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

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