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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Webinar

Covid Dialogues: Cash Grants to Support Female Entrepreneurs

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Live via Zoom
Women-led small businesses and informal workers were particularly vulnerable to shocks from the Covid-19 pandemic, and many did not have access to government relief programs. One solution may be unconditional cash transfers to help vulnerable communities withstand shocks and improve economic...
People wait outside a city court in Pakistan
Webinar

Who Delivers Justice? Evidence for Strengthening Dispute Resolution Systems

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Live via Zoom
How can states strengthen formal systems of justice provision and build citizen trust in the state? And how can informal dispute resolution systems complement or undermine these efforts? The third webinar in the Governance, Crime, and Conflict Initiative’s (GCCI) series will discuss randomized...
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Webinar

Mobile Money: Impacts, Challenges and Open Questions

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Live via Zoom | 9:00-10:30am EST / 4:00-5:30pm EAT
With the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, J-PAL Africa is hosting a practitioner-focused webinar, to highlight the evidence on the impacts of mobile money and digital financial services on poverty, open policy research questions, and challenges that practitioners face in sub-Saharan...
HCDI Convening panel
Conference

HCDI at 8: Building on Eight Years of Randomized Evaluations to Improve Health Care Delivery

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Virtual via Zoom
Since 2013, the US Health Care Delivery Initiative has supported randomized evaluations of strategies that aim to make health care delivery in the United States more efficient, effective, and equitable. Over the last eight years, HCDI has collaborated with academics from various disciplines, health...
Participants at J-PAL's Evaluating Social Programs course working through an exercise on their computers.
Workshop or Training

J-PAL/MIT Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2021

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Live via Zoom
Held live over Zoom, this four-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...
A woman works on her laptop in an office setting in Uganda.
Workshop or Training

J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2021

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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 in Africa.

Past Events

Children in a classroom
Conference

Global Evidence for Egypt Spotlight Seminar on Education

American University in Cairo, Tahrir Campus, Oriental Hall
Dissemination

Achieving Food Security and Pathways for Improved Nutrition in India: Insights from Global Evidence

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
As a part of the Evaluations Fest 2020 being organised by Evaluation Community of India, J-PAL/CLEAR South Asia is putting together a panel of presentations on 13th February 2020, between 2:00-3:30 pm at the India Habitat Centre (IHC), New Delhi.
Apartment buildings in a city
Workshop or Training

Webinar: Reducing Housing Instability with Randomized Evaluations

Webinar
Conference

MIT J-PAL’s Work of the Future Initiative: Building a Future that Works for All

Accel office in Palo Alto, CA
Dissemination

Thinking Globally to Mitigate Climate Change: Paying Local Communities to Protect Forests

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MIT 35-225, Cambridge, MA
A woman writes on the board during the Evaluating Social Programs course in Kampala in 2018.
Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, Cape Town 2019

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University of Cape Town, South Africa
J-PAL Africa is offering a five-day course on Evaluating Social Programs in Cape Town, South Africa from July 29 to August 2, 2019. The course will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training on how to conduct an evaluation.
Evaluating Social Programs participants sit around tables listening to a presentation
Workshop or Training

Evaluasi Program Sosial – Banda Aceh (Evaluating Social Programs) 2019

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Hermes Palace Hotel, Banda Aceh