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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Workshop or Training

J-PAL/MIT Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2021

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Live via Zoom
Held live over Zoom, this four-day training will equip participants with the resources and knowledge to engage with impact evaluations of social programs. The interactive course provides an in-depth look at why and when randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact, methods...
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Workshop or Training

J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2021

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Live via Zoom
Held live over Zoom, this five-day training will equip participants with the resources and knowledge to engage with impact evaluations of social programs in Africa.

Past Events

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Workshop or Training

Learning How, Why, and When to Use Randomized Evaluations to Rigorously Measure Social Impact

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Live via Zoom
The Morocco Employment Lab’s executive education course aims to provide participants with an in-depth look at how, why, and when randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure the impact of social policies and programs. The seven-day online training program is for policymakers, governments...
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Webinar

State and Local Innovation Competition Information Session: Using Randomized Evaluations to Address State and Local Policy Priorities

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Live via Zoom
Join J-PAL North America’s State and Local Innovation Initiative team to learn more about the Innovation Competition and how to apply. This webinar will provide additional information about J-PAL North America's State and Local Innovation Competition, through which state and local governments can...
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Webinar

Covid Dialogues: Labor Markets and Covid-19 Recovery Brown Bag

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Live via Zoom
Over a hundred million people lost employment in 2020 and many more worked reduced hours. The economic repercussions of Covid-19 will likely be felt well into 2030. What policies might speed the path toward recovery? Please join J-PAL's Labor Markets and Firms teams for an informal discussion of...
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Banking The Unbanked: The Effects Of Agents’ Financial Incentives And Transparency in Increasing The Take-up and Usage of Financial Products

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Live via Zoom
Join J-PAL Southeast Asia’s Inclusive Financial Innovation Initiative for a learning collaborative webinar to share valuable findings from a randomized evaluation conducted by IFII invited researchers on increasing the take-up and usage of branchless banking products. This webinar will feature a...
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Webinar

[Canceled] Covid Dialogues: Strengthening Covid-19 Prevention – From Handwashing to Vaccine Uptake

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Live via Zoom (Time zone: IST)
J-PAL South Asia’s next Covid Dialogue webinar will delve into how governments can effectively communicate Covid-19 prevention behaviors. Speakers will also share lessons to inform Covid-19 vaccine uptake in India, drawing on rigorous research and implementation experience in increasing routine...
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Covid Dialogues: Supporting Working Women During Covid-19

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Live via Zoom | January 21 10:00-11:30 AM EST, 6:00-7:30 PM EAT
The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown into sharp focus the importance of workers’ rights and workplace protections globally. Women, in particular, are bearing the brunt of the hardship and are disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Join us for a webinar, featuring new research and lessons from...
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Webinar

Charting the Next Decade of Evidence Generation in State and Local Government: A Virtual Webinar Series

J-PAL North America’s State and Local Innovation Initiative virtual webinar series “Charting the Next Decade of Evidence Generation in State and Local Government” will explore pressing policy and research priorities facing state and local governments. Speakers in the series will discuss how state...
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Webinar

Social Contact in Divided Societies: Emerging Insights and Implications for Practice

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Live via Zoom | 12-1:15PM PST / 3-4:15PM EST
Please join for the first webinar in a series focused on showcasing emerging results and policy lessons from the first three years of J-PAL and Innovations for Poverty Action’s Governance, Crime, and Conflict Initiative (GCCI). This first event webinar in the GCCI webinar series will explore if...