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


Ferramentas práticas para integração de gênero no monitoramento e avaliação de programas

to (10:00 to 11:00am EDT)
Painel de discussão apresentando duas ferramentas práticas para integrar a perspectiva de gênero na avaliação de políticas e programas, a Ferramenta de Avaliação Rápida de Resultados em Igualdade de Gênero e Empoderamento de Mulheres da ONU Mulheres e a versão em português do Guia Prático para Medir...
Participants at J-PAL's Evaluating Social Programs course in Cambridge, USA.
Workshop or Training

J-PAL/MIT Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2023

Cambridge, MA, US
This five-day, in-person training provides an in-depth look at why and when randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure the impact of social programs.
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Science and the Fight against Poverty: How Far Have We Come in 20 Years and What's Next?

Hosted by:
Collège de France in Paris
This two-day colloquium will focus on how innovation and scientific evidence are driving advances in the fight against poverty.
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J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course

Hosted by:
Cape Town, South Africa
The J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one’s own evaluation.
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Economics of Decarbonization Convening

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
J-PAL North America's Environment, Energy, and Climate Change (EECC) team is launching a series of researcher convenings with the goal of coordinating the efforts of researchers to develop a coordinated evidence base (experimental and non-experimental) that will inform carbon mitigation efforts in...
Clockwise, starting top left: Doctor and patient in masks; student and tutor; people in jumpsuits looking at a whiteboard; people in suits on steps

What Works To Reduce Poverty: 10 years of research and evidence-based policy to advance economic mobility

Hosted by:
MIT Samberg Center, Cambridge, MA
Bringing together policymakers, practitioners, and researchers from around the country, J-PAL North America is celebrating 10 years of catalyzing policy-relevant research with a celebratory two-day event.

Past Events

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Webinar sobre Políticas do Mercado de Trabalho: Qualificação Profissional

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Ao vivo via Zoom
Você gostaria de conhecer o que dizem as evidências científicas mais recentes sobre programas de Qualificação de Profissional na América Latina? Gostaria de entender quais são os mecanismos apontados pela literatura que impulsionam a renda e a empregabilidade? Inscreva-se no “Webinar sobre Políticas...
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La recherche expérimentale au service de l'éducation

Hosted by:
to (3:00am to 12:00pm EST)
Lycée Pierre-Gille de Gennes, 11 rue Pirandello, 75013 Paris
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Webinar Series: Graduate Study Abroad for African Students

J-PAL Africa is holding a webinar series for African students who would like to pursue graduate study in Economics, Public Policy or related fields in North America or Europe. The webinars are for those who intend to apply in the next few months as well as those who do not intend to apply...
A group of DEDP students and faculty pose for a photo together on graduation day.

Webinar: MIT DEDP Master's Program Admissions Info Session

The next application cycle for the MIT master’s degree in Data, Economics, and Development Policy is fast approaching! Join us for a webinar on Friday, November 4 at 11:00 AM EST to to learn more about the program.
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Emerging Challenges in the Environment Landscape: Addressing Climate Change, Sustainability, and Poverty

to (24 October 2022 - 9:00pm to 25 October 2022 - 2:00am EDT)
Hotel Borobudur Jakarta (map:
Climate change threatens to reverse decades of progress in global poverty alleviation. To support building climate resiliency and a sustainable environment, this in-person conference will provide insights into the Government of Indonesia’s policy priorities, identify critical policy questions, and...
J-PAL’s European Social Inclusion Initiative (ESII) Seminar

Séminaire de recherche IDEE, Journée #1 : Les Compétences Socio-Émotionelles

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Paris School of Economics, 48 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris (Salle R2-21)
L’EquipEx Innovations, données et expérimentation en éducation (IDEE) lançons un séminaire de recherche pluridisciplinaire visant à réunir la communauté des chercheurs intéressés par les méthodes expérimentales et leurs enjeux, et à leur fournir un espace d’échange. Le premier séminaire portera sur...
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Workshop or Training

JOI Brasil: Oficina de Treinamento para projetos e políticas públicas em temas de mercado de trabalho

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Ao vivo via Zoom
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The Road to COP27: Shifting Behaviors to Address Climate Change in Egypt

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Moataz AlAlfi Hall, AUC New Cairo
Please join us for the upcoming Global Evidence for Egypt spotlight seminar on climate change, which will focus on how evidence from randomized evaluations conducted globally can inform efforts to tackle climate change in Egypt. This seminar is co-hosted by J-PAL Middle East and North Africa at the...