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 LAC/UC Chile: Diplomado en Evaluación de Impacto de Programas y Políticas Públicas

Zoom (clases sincrónicas)
Este Diplomado tiene por objetivo dotar de los conocimientos necesarios para diseñar, implementar y ser contraparte de evaluaciones de impacto de programas sociales y políticas públicas. Al finalizar el diplomado, los y las estudiantes serán capaces de utilizar una metodología rigurosa cuya...
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J-PAL Policy Recruitment 2023

Live via Zoom
J-PAL Global is excited to launch our annual recruitment drive for (Senior) Policy Associates to contribute to its mission of promoting evidence-informed policy. The 2023 Recruitment Webinar will introduce J-PAL’s mission, the work that we do, and provide an overview of the (Senior) Policy Associate...
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DEDP Webinar: Pathways to a master’s in Africa

Live via Zoom
This webinar will go over how the Data, Economics, and Development Policy MicroMaster credential can accelerate pursuit of a master's degree at some of our pathway universities in Africa. We will be joined by Laweh Open University College and Johannesburg Business School.

Past Events

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The search for good jobs: Youth Job Search and Job Quality

to (10:00 to 11:30am EDT)
Live via Zoom
As part of the Morocco Employment Lab (MEL)’s research seminar series, Prof. Imran Rasul will present a recent study entitled “The search for good jobs: Evidence from a six-year field experiment in Uganda”. This study seeks to understand the origins of young people's job search behaviors in the...
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Workshop or Training

J-PAL/MIT Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2022

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. 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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Morocco Employment Lab’s Evidence Sharing Seminar: Using Evidence to Improve Youth Economic Inclusion in Morocco

to (4:30 to 11:30am EDT)
Rabat, Morocco and via live stream
This seminar will focus on youth economic inclusion, including three panel discussions led by senior policymakers, academics, and staff from the Morocco Employment Lab.
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NBER and MIT Roybal Centers Joint Virtual Meeting

Virtual via Zoom
In partnership with the NBER Roybal Center, the MIT Roybal Center will host a virtual meeting featuring presentations of completed pilot projects and office hours with Center principal investigators.
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Midiendo el empoderamiento: lecciones de una evaluación para fortalecer la agencia económica de las mujeres y cambiar las normas de género

to (10:00 to 11:15am EDT)
En vivo vía Zoom
Las normas de género imponen expectativas de comportamiento y roles que influyen en la participación de las mujeres en el mercado laboral. Aunque parecen a menudo inmodificables, existe evidencia de que estas normas pueden cambiar. ¿Estamos preparados para medir estos cambios?. Este 31 de mayo a las...
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Gender Norms and Women's Work

to (10:00am to 12:30pm EDT)
To add to ongoing discourse on gender norms and women’s work, this policy event brings together different stakeholders working to shift gender norms and attitudes on women’s work. These include policymakers, universities, think tanks, implementing organizations, and development agencies, among...
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Lecture Series

Youth economic inclusion: Improving Job Search and Hiring with Limited Information

to (11:00am to 12:30pm EDT)
Live via Zoom
As part of the Morocco Employment Lab’s research seminar series, this webinar will present evidence on how information frictions affect both firms and jobseekers’ behavior and discuss how this could inform the design of better mechanisms to improve information on jobseekers’ skills in the labor...