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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Digital Identification in Africa: Reforms, Evidence, and Opportunities

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Live via Zoom
During this webinar, speakers will discuss relevant policy reforms in sub-Saharan Africa, existing evidence, and opportunities for policy-relevant research on digital identification.
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Webinar

Evidence for Climate Action in Europe

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Live via Zoom
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Workshop or Training

Research Incubator: Designing Randomised Evaluations for Humanitarian Interventions

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Paris, France
J-PAL Europe is pleased to announce that applications are now open for a three-day evaluation design workshop tailored to the interests of humanitarian organisations that intend to explore randomised evaluations as a complement to their evaluation, learning and innovation toolkit. As long as public...

Past Events

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Webinar

Countering Discrimination: Generating Evidence and Policy Lessons from Across Disciplines

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Live via Zoom
Despite widespread support for policies and programs aimed at tackling discrimination, more research is needed to identify which strategies are effective and in which contexts. In this webinar, panelists will discuss the value of rigorous, interdisciplinary research to identify strategies for...
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Workshop or Training

Foundations of Randomized Evaluations: For the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency II

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New Cairo, Egypt
Tailored to the needs of MSMEDA project staff, this three-day, in-person training will provide an in-depth look at why and when randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact, methods and considerations for their design and implementation, and how findings can inform evidence...
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Presentation

Towards more effective microfinance programs: Findings and policy lessons from an impact evaluation in Egypt

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Steigenberger Hotel Tahrir, Cairo
The event, co-hosted with the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development, will focus on what can be learned from a randomized evaluation conducted in Qena, Egypt about the impact of types of capital assistance on business and economic outcomes in Egypt.
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Webinar

The Right Place, at the Right Time: Perspectives on Evidence-to-Policy Pathways

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Live via Zoom
While there exists a growing body of rigorous research that aims to understand the impact of development programs, it often takes a long time for evidence to inform policy and improve the lives of vulnerable populations at scale. This webinar, organized as a part of Campbell South Asia's Evidence...
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Conference

xSDG UnConference: Making global development inclusive

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Live via Zoom
J-PAL South Asia is collaborating with Belongg, Dalberg and Breakthrough to host the inaugural edition of the xSDG UnConference on designing inclusive social programs and policies to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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Workshop or Training

J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2021

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Live via Zoom | SAST
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.
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Course

Measurement and Survey Design Course 2021

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Live via Zoom | IST
Measurement and Survey Design Course is a five-day course that provides a thorough, step-by-step introduction to basic concepts in measurement theory and quantitative survey design.
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Webinar

Launching the Jobs and Opportunity Initiative African Scholars Program

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Live via Zoom | 12pm Ghana/1pm Nigeria/2pm South Africa/3pm Kenya
J-PAL’s Jobs and Opportunity Initiative (JOI) is excited to launch its African Scholars program beginning in the Fall 2021 request for proposal round, which will offer research funding to African scholars (individuals who have completed their PhD in Economics or a related field who are based at an...