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

The cover of the IDEA Handbook, with a grid of photos showing key points in the process of accessing, using, and communicating data
Webinar

IDEA Handbook Webinar Series

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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...
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Covid Dialogues: Supporting Working Women During Covid-19

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Live via Zoom | January 21 10:00-11:30 AM EST, 6:00-7:30 PM EAT
The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown into sharp focus the importance of workers’ rights and workplace protections globally. Women, in particular, are bearing the brunt of the hardship and are disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Join us for a webinar, featuring new research and lessons from...
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Webinar

Covid Dialogues: Strengthening Covid-19 Prevention – From Handwashing to Vaccine Uptake

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Live via Zoom (Time zone: IST)
J-PAL South Asia’s next Covid Dialogue webinar will delve into how governments can effectively communicate Covid-19 prevention behaviors. Speakers will also share lessons to inform Covid-19 vaccine uptake in India, drawing on rigorous research and implementation experience in increasing routine...

Past Events

Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, US 2019

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MIT Cambridge, MA, USA
Workshop or Training

ESII training for partners: Conceiving a Randomized Evaluation

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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.
Dissemination

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

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The Lalit, New Delhi, India
Dissemination

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.
Dissemination

J-PAL North America Recruitment Webinar

Webinar
Other

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...