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

Ecole d'ete 2022 - Photo page web
Workshop or Training

Summer School: Development Methodologies

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Abdijan, Côte d'Ivoire
As part of the "Development Methodologies" Professorship held by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, a summer school for African researchers and policymakers will be organised from 5 to 8 July 2022 in Abidjan, on the campus of the Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (ENSEA).
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Workshop or Training

J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2022

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Abuja, Nigeria
This five-day course on evaluating social programs will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one’s own evaluation.

Past Events

CaTCH Webinars 2022_Evidence to Policy
Webinar

When Evidence Meets Policy: Helping India’s State Governments Respond to Public Health Challenges

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Live via Zoom
Nutrition and air pollution are two major public health challenges in India which require timely generation of evidence on how to shift behaviors and decision-making of key players. How can rigorous evidence help address these contemporary challenges? This webinar will draw on two large-scale...
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Webinar

Evidence for Social Protection Policy: Introducing the Social Protection Initiative

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Live via Zoom
In this webinar, speakers will discuss the value of rigorous research on innovations in social protection, highlight areas for future research, and present the opportunities and constraints faced by policymakers implementing social protection programs on the ground.
 Research incubator on designing randomised evaluations for humanitarian interventions. J-PAL Europe, Paris
Webinar

Randomised Evaluations of Humanitarian and Protection Programming: What Can We Learn and How?

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Live via Zoom
In this webinar, J-PAL's Humanitarian Initiative co-chairs and staff will be joined by donors and humanitarian practitioners to discuss the role of research in the humanitarian field, where research is needed, and what we can hope to learn from randomised evaluations in this space.
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Webinar

Countering Discrimination: Combating Innate and Societal Biases

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Live via Zoom
In this webinar, panelists will discuss the need for more evidence around effective programs to combat discriminatory practices (e.g. racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia etc.), showcasing an example of interdisciplinary, policy-relevant research focused on prejudice reduction.
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Webinar

Gendered Impacts of Covid-19: How Can Evaluations Inform Recovery and Resilience?

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Live Via Zoom
This webinar will feature evidence of the Gendered Impacts of Covid-19 in countries across South Asia and will explore how these learnings can inform crisis recovery and enhance the socio-economic security of vulnerable women.
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Webinar

Environment, Energy, and Climate Action in India: Generating Evidence for Policy through Randomised Evaluations

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Live via Zoom
This webinar will explore why, when, and how randomised evaluations can be used in the environment, energy, and climate action space and the role of rigorous evidence in designing policy that can effectively tackle challenges in this field.
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Launching the Egypt Impact Lab to strengthen evidence-informed policy and improve development outcomes for Egyptians

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Livestream
The Egyptian Ministry of Planning and Economic Development and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa at the American University in Cairo are proud to announce the launch of the Egypt Impact Lab. Learn about its partners' top priorities and the course for conducting...
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Workshop or Training

Research Incubator: Designing Randomised Evaluations for Humanitarian Interventions

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Paris, France
J-PAL Europe is pleased to announce that applications are now open for a three-day evaluation design workshop tailored to the interests of humanitarian organisations that intend to explore randomised evaluations as a complement to their evaluation, learning and innovation toolkit. As long as public...