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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, and use evidence from impact evaluations.

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North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, US 2018

Hosted by: J-PAL Global and North America

11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018
| MIT Cambridge, MA, USA

This five-day in-person training gives participants a thorough understanding of why and when researchers and policymakers might choose to conduct randomized evaluations and how randomized evaluations are designed in real-world settings.

Europe, Dissemination

New Frontiers: Policy Lessons from Randomized Evaluations in Governance, Conflict, and Corruption

Hosted by: J-PAL Global, Innovations for Poverty Action, UK Department for International Development

6 June 2018 | Royal United Services Institute, 61 Whitehall, Westminster, London

Researchers from the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) will discuss field research on what works to improve governance and address conflict and corruption in low-income countries.

Participants at workshop

South Asia, Workshop or Training

Measurement and Survey Design Course 2018

Hosted by: J-PAL South Asia, CLEAR South Asia

28 May 2018 to 30 May 2018
| India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India

Survey instruments are one of the most commonly used tools for collecting primary data from individuals and groups. Several factors need to be considered during the design and implementation phases to ensure that data collected through survey instruments is reliable and accurate.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Dissemination

¿Qué funciona para mejorar el empleo juvenil?

Hosted by: J-PAL LAC

3 May 2018 | Webinar

North America, Dissemination

Making Donor Dollars Count: GiveWell's Approach to Selecting Charities

4 April 2018 | MIT Building 32, Room 141 and webcast live

Video of Elie Hassenfeld: Making Donor Dollars Count

A discussion group seated at a round table

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, SEA 2018

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

13 March 2018 to 15 March 2018
| Jakarta, Indonesia

Evaluating Social Programs is J-PAL’s flagship executive education course. The two-day course provides participants with an introduction to randomized evaluations and when they can be used strategically in program or policy evaluation. An optional third day is open to participants who wish to understand the pragmatic considerations involved in conducting a randomized evaluation.

A mentor talks to a teacher

Africa, Dissemination

Teaching at the Right Level Webinar Series: Session 4 - Teacher Training

6 March 2018 | Webinar

The Teaching at the Right Level webinar series will continue with its fourth installment on Tuesday, March 6, at 8:30 AM ET. This session will focus on Teacher Training. Presenters will share research on the effectiveness of different training programs and discuss Pratham's approach to teacher training. The list of presenters will be finalized shortly.