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

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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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

John Floretta, J-PAL Global Director of Policy and Communications, delivering a lecture at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, India.
Webinar

Creating and Running Online Courses: Webinar Series for the Indian Government

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Zoom
J-PAL South Asia in collaboration with J-PAL Global organised a series of webinars through June 2020 for officials from the Indian government. This series was geared to support the Indian government as it transitions to a centralised online learning platform to build the capacity of their officers.
Webinar

Evaluating Social Programs IRC - Jordan Webinar Series

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Zoom webinar (Time Zone EDT)
Join us each week from 3:00-4:30pm EEST (8:00-9:30am EDT) for this webinar training series on Evaluating Social Programs. Over the course of four weeks, these webinars will provide an introduction to why and how randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact. The sessions...
Webinar

Evaluating Social Programs Webinar Series

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Zoom webinar (Time Zone EDT)
Join us daily from 11am-12:30pm EDT for this free, week-long webinar training series on Evaluating Social Programs. Throughout the week, these webinars will provide an introduction to why and how randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact.
Women in India sitting on the floor for a focus group discussion.
Webinar

Measuring Women’s Agency, Empowerment, and Norms in Impact Evaluations: A webinar with Shagun Sabarwal

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Webinar (Time zone: IST)
What does it mean for women to have agency? Can women’s empowerment be measured? How can we know if social norms have changed? Join us for a webinar with Shagun Sabarwal, Director of Policy, Training, and Communications at J-PAL South Asia, on strategies to measure gender outcomes—agency...
Webinar with Jess Goldberg - African Scholars
Webinar

African Scholar Webinar Series: Session one with Jessica Goldberg

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Session hosted on Zoom. Please RSVP: j-p.al/webinar-form
Jessica takes the class through the introduction to randomised evaluations. She explores the ideas behind developing a good research question and project, and uses the application of her fingerprinting study in Malawi.
Webinar

Adaptations for phone surveys: A webinar with Tavneet Suri

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Zoom webinar (Time zone: EDT)
Tavneet will share insights from transitioning a large-scale survey for the UBI Kenya project from in-person to phone interviews, with a focus on shortening and adapting questionnaires to be conducted via phone. She will start with a presentation, followed by Q&A.
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Workshop or Training

J-PAL Evaluating Social Programs Custom Course: International Rescue Committee - Jordan

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Amman, Jordan
Please note: This is a custom course hosted by the International Rescue Committee. The course is tailored to the needs of professionals from humanitarian, development, government, policy, and academic organizations who are considering, planning, or currently conducting randomized evaluations.
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Conference

Global Evidence for Egypt Spotlight Seminar on Education

American University in Cairo, Tahrir Campus, Oriental Hall