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

IDEA Handbook Webinar Series

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Weekly webinars beginning 9/28/2020
Join the webinar series hosted by the IDEA Initiative on Mondays at 11am EDT during the Fall 2020 semester, starting on 9/28/2020. In this series the authors of the Handbook on Using Administrative Data for Research and Evidence-Based Policy will present case studies on successful administrative...
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Webinar

Global Evidence for Egypt Spotlight Seminar: Social Norms and Gender

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Live via Zoom
Please join us for the upcoming Global Evidence for Egypt spotlight webinar on social norms and gender, which will focus on what global evidence tells us about shifting social and gender norms for improved development outcomes in favor of girls and women, consider if norms can shift, and discuss...

Past Events

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Workshop or Training

Smart policy design and implementation framework to improve labor markets in Morocco

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Zoom
This second training event led by the Morocco Employment Lab (MEL) aimed at explaining the Smart Policy Design and Implementation (SPDI) framework for rigorous evaluation applied to labor policy in Morocco.
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Webinar

Global Evidence for Egypt Spotlight Webinar on Social Assistance

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Zoom | 2pm EET / 8am EDT
Please join us for the upcoming Global Evidence for Egypt spotlight webinar, “What does global evidence tell us about social assistance response to large external shocks in Egypt?" The webinar will focus on what global evidence tells us about social assistance that responds to covariate shocks.
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Workshop or Training

Leading evidence-based labor policies in Morocco

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Zoom
This first training event, led by the Morocco Employment Lab (MEL), gathered senior officials from key labor market institutions.
The cover of the IDEA Handbook, with a grid of photos showing key points in the process of accessing, using, and communicating data
Webinar

IDEA Handbook Webinar Series

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Weekly webinars beginning 9/28/2020
Join the webinar series hosted by the IDEA Initiative on Mondays at 11am EDT during the Fall 2020 semester, starting on 9/28/2020. In this series the authors of the Handbook on Using Administrative Data for Research and Evidence-Based Policy will present case studies on successful administrative...
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Webinar

Gender-Based Violence in a Pandemic: Evidence to Inform Prevention and Response

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Amid COVID-19, a “shadow pandemic” of gender-based violence (GBV) has emerged, with some recent data showing increases in reports of GBV across the world. This webinar will explore policy questions and research insights to help practitioners prevent and address GBV during the pandemic.
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Webinar

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

J-PAL Southeast Asia’s Scientific Directors Rema Hanna and Benjamin A. Olken will present evidence-based insights on how to strengthen safety nets to protect the poor during COVID-19. The webinar will also feature Indonesia’s Deputy Minister of Finance to discuss how lessons from evidence presented...
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Webinar

COVIDialogues: Helping children catch up after schools reopen

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Zoom webinar (Time zone: IST)
J-PAL South Asia is excited to present COVIDialogues, a webinar series in which leading J-PAL-affiliated researchers respond with evidence to COVID-19’s most critical policy questions. The first COVIDialogue, which features Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, J...
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...