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

Summer School: Development Methodologies

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Abdijan, Côte d'Ivoire
As part of the "Development Methodologies" Professorship held by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, a summer school for African researchers and policymakers will be organised from 5 to 8 July 2022 in Abidjan, on the campus of the Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (ENSEA).
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Webinar

Countering Discrimination: Policy and Research to Combat Bias in the Workplace

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Live via Zoom
Rigorous research has shown that discriminatory practices are often embedded in the workplace. This webinar will address what strategies are effective at combating this type of bias.
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Generando evidencia para impulsar la agencia económica de las mujeres en Centroamérica, México y Colombia

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J-PAL Latinoamérica y el Caribe junto a la Iniciativa de Género y Agencia Económica (GEA) de J-PAL organizarán un webinar, gratuito y en español sobre lecciones de evidencia para promover la agencia económica de las mujeres aplicable al contexto de Centroamérica, México y Colombia. Asimismo...
A woman works on her laptop in an office setting in Uganda.
Workshop or Training

J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2022

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Abuja, Nigeria
This five-day course on evaluating social programs will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one’s own evaluation.

Past Events

Respondent filling out an online survey during the Raskin Reform evaluation in Mataram City, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat province, Indonesia
Webinar

From Research to Action: Data Sharing for Policy and Program Evaluation

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Online
This webinar will discuss the role of data in supporting evidence-informed policymaking. We will delve into successful cases of data sharing, explore questions on how to ease the process of data sharing, and challenges surrounding data security and data privacy.
Fishermen at Padar Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia
Webinar

From Research to Action: The Collaboration between Policymakers and Academics

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Online
The webinar will discuss the role of academics and think tanks in supporting the Government of Indonesia to design policies and programs. We will discuss the importance of fostering a mutually-aligned interest between academia and policymakers, and share challenges and opportunities that might arise...
CaTCH Webinars 2022_Evidence to Policy
Webinar

When Evidence Meets Policy: Helping India’s State Governments Respond to Public Health Challenges

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Live via Zoom
Nutrition and air pollution are two major public health challenges in India which require timely generation of evidence on how to shift behaviors and decision-making of key players. How can rigorous evidence help address these contemporary challenges? This webinar will draw on two large-scale...
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Webinar

Evidence for Social Protection Policy: Introducing the Social Protection Initiative

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Live via Zoom
In this webinar, speakers will discuss the value of rigorous research on innovations in social protection, highlight areas for future research, and present the opportunities and constraints faced by policymakers implementing social protection programs on the ground.
 Research incubator on designing randomised evaluations for humanitarian interventions. J-PAL Europe, Paris
Webinar

Randomised Evaluations of Humanitarian and Protection Programming: What Can We Learn and How?

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Live via Zoom
In this webinar, J-PAL's Humanitarian Initiative co-chairs and staff will be joined by donors and humanitarian practitioners to discuss the role of research in the humanitarian field, where research is needed, and what we can hope to learn from randomised evaluations in this space.
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Webinar

Countering Discrimination: Combating Innate and Societal Biases

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Live via Zoom
In this webinar, panelists will discuss the need for more evidence around effective programs to combat discriminatory practices (e.g. racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia etc.), showcasing an example of interdisciplinary, policy-relevant research focused on prejudice reduction.
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Webinar

Gendered Impacts of Covid-19: How Can Evaluations Inform Recovery and Resilience?

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Live Via Zoom
This webinar will feature evidence of the Gendered Impacts of Covid-19 in countries across South Asia and will explore how these learnings can inform crisis recovery and enhance the socio-economic security of vulnerable women.