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

Fishermen at Padar Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

From Research to Action: The Collaboration between Policymakers and Academics

to (16 May 2022 - 9:30 to 11:00pm EDT)
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...
Respondent filling out an online survey during the Raskin Reform evaluation in Mataram City, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat province, Indonesia

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

to (3:00 to 4:30am EDT)
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.
A youth works at a laptop while writing down notes.
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...
Woman at sewing machine speaking with a customer

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...
8 de marzo de 2022. Expresión seria mujer joven usando una bufanda púrpura

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...
J-PAL affiliate Luc Behagel presents at a J-PAL training event.
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...
Students and teacher participating in executive education course
Workshop or Training

Evidence-Informed Policymaking in Germany and Beyond

Hosted by:
Bonn, Germany
This event will bring together German domestic policymakers, implementers, and actors of the German development cooperation to discuss and learn about evidence use and rigorous impact evaluation. Together we would like to work towards more evidence-informed programming and policymaking in Germany...