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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IDEA Handbook Webinar Series

Weekly webinars beginning 9/28/2020
Join the webinar series hosted by the IDEA Initiative on Mondays at 11am EDT during the Fall 2020 semester, starting on 9/28/2020. In this series the authors of the Handbook on Using Administrative Data for Research and Evidence-Based Policy will present case studies on successful administrative...

Past Events

Workshop or Training

ESII training for partners: Conceiving a Randomized Evaluation

Paris School of Economics, 48 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014, Paris, France
The European Social Inclusion Initiative (ESII) is a multi-year research initiative that aims to generate new evidence and share emerging lessons for programs and policies seeking to foster the social inclusion of migrants and refugees.

Venezuela: How did we get here, and what’s next?

MIT Building 3-270 and live webcast
Workshop or Training

Measurement and Survey Design Course 2019

The Lalit, New Delhi, India

Giving money away to the extreme poor

MIT Building 51, Room 325 and broadcast live
On April 25, Paul Niehaus, associate professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego, will lead J-PAL’s next Data, Decisions, Public Policy talk at MIT. Paul’s lecture will discuss an approach that is challenging the conventional approach to aid: giving money directly to the poor.

J-PAL North America Recruitment Webinar


European Social Inclusion Initiative Launch Conference

Paris School of Economics, 48 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France
On March 26, J-PAL Europe launched the European Social Inclusion Initiative—a new research and policy initiative aiming to generate and disseminate lessons on which programs can help foster the inclusion of migrants and refugees in Europe. More than 200 leading researchers and representatives of...
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Measuring Women's and Girls' Empowerment in Impact Evaluations

Jakarta, Indonesia