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.

Upcoming Events

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Webinar

Webinar Series: Strengthening Safety Nets and Healthcare during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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5 Zoom Webinars between July 29, 2020 and August 26, 2020
Join this webinar series hosted by J-PAL South Asia and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, between July 29, 2020 and August 26, 2020. In this series, J-PAL affiliated professors will present results from research funded by the Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) Initiative at J-PAL South Asia...
Four laborers wearing masks and walking in India during the lockdown
Webinar

Webinar: Inter-state migration in India in the time of COVID-19

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Zoom Webinar
In the wake of the dynamic flows of the migrant labor force in India due to COVID-19 and resulting lockdown measures, state governments, policymakers, and researchers are faced with a number of complex questions: Will the ongoing pandemic make local, partial, or full lockdowns necessary? Will...
Course

Evaluating Social Programs Online Course 2020

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Zoom Webinar (Timezone: IST)
CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia is offering an online training course on Evaluating Social Programs. Modeled after our in-person course, Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, this five-day virtual training program is designed to provide development practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and...

Past Events

People in a queue for a vaccination drive.
Webinar

Webinar Series: Strengthening Safety Nets and Healthcare during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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5 Zoom Webinars between July 29, 2020 and August 26, 2020
Join this webinar series hosted by J-PAL South Asia and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, between July 29, 2020 and August 26, 2020. In this series, J-PAL affiliated professors will present results from research funded by the Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) Initiative at J-PAL South Asia...
A crowd sits in a room at a conference at AUC.
Conference

Introducing J-PAL Middle East & North Africa: Building Partnerships to Accelerate Poverty Reduction and Foster Evidence-Informed Policy in MENA

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Webinar | 3 PM EET / 9 AM EST / 1 PM GMT
J-PAL is proud to announce the launch of its newest regional office, J-PAL Middle East and North Africa, based at the American University in Cairo’s School of Business and launching in collaboration with Community Jameel.

Social protection in the COVID-19 era: What can the evidence tell us?

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On Wednesday, June 24, Rema Hanna (Scientific Director, J-PAL Southeast Asia), and Benjamin Olken (Director, J-PAL; Scientific Director, J-PAL Southeast Asia) shared learning from evidence laying for social protection systems to adequately respond to the COVID-19 context at an online event hosted by...
John Floretta, J-PAL Global Director of Policy and Communications, delivering a lecture at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, India.
Webinar

Creating and Running Online Courses: Webinar Series for the Indian Government

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One Zoom Webinar each at 5:30 PM IST on June 17th, June 24th and July 1st
J-PAL South Asia in collaboration with J-PAL Global is organising a series of webinars through June 2020 for officials from the Indian government. This series is geared to support the Indian government as it transitions to a centralised online learning platform to build the capacity of their...
Webinar

Evaluating Social Programs IRC - Jordan Webinar Series

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Zoom webinar (Time Zone EDT)
Join us each week from 3:00-4:30pm EEST (8:00-9:30am EDT) for this webinar training series on Evaluating Social Programs. Over the course of four weeks, these webinars will provide an introduction to why and how randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact. The sessions...
Webinar

Evaluating Social Programs Webinar Series

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Zoom webinar (Time Zone EDT)
Join us daily from 11am-12:30pm EDT for this free, week-long webinar training series on Evaluating Social Programs. Throughout the week, these webinars will provide an introduction to why and how randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact.
Women in India sitting on the floor for a focus group discussion.
Webinar

Measuring Women’s Agency, Empowerment, and Norms in Impact Evaluations: A webinar with Shagun Sabarwal

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Webinar (Time zone: IST)
What does it mean for women to have agency? Can women’s empowerment be measured? How can we know if social norms have changed? Join us for a webinar with Shagun Sabarwal, Director of Policy, Training, and Communications at J-PAL South Asia, on strategies to measure gender outcomes—agency...
Webinar with Jess Goldberg - African Scholars
Webinar

African Scholar Webinar Series: Session one with Jessica Goldberg

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Session hosted on Zoom. Please RSVP: j-p.al/webinar-form
Jessica takes the class through the introduction to randomised evaluations. She explores the ideas behind developing a good research question and project, and uses the application of her fingerprinting study in Malawi.