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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.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Diplomado en Evaluación de Impacto de Programas y Políticas Públicas 2019

Hosted by: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

26 April 2019 to 26 October 2019
| Santiago de Chile

Actualmente es poco lo que se sabe en relación a qué políticas realmente funcionan para contrarrestar la problemática para la cual fueron implementadas. ¿Cómo generar entonces conocimiento sobre las políticas que realmente funcionan para reducir la pobreza, y aprender de ello para tomar mejores decisiones de política pública?

A woman writes on the board during the Evaluating Social Programs course in Kampala in 2018.

Africa, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, Cape Town 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa

29 July 2019 to 2 August 2019
| University of Cape Town, South Africa

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.

Evaluating Social Programs participants sit around tables listening to a presentation

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Evaluasi Program Sosial – Banda Aceh (Evaluating Social Programs) 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

20 July 2019 to 21 July 2019
| Hermes Palace Hotel, Banda Aceh

Meskipun konsep evaluasi dampak secara intuitif mudah dimengerti, pada pelaksanaannya terdapat banyak tantangan yang dapat menghalangi kemampuan kita untuk menjawab pertanyaan-pertanyaan penting atau dapat menyebabkan bias pada hasil. Bila hal ini tidak diatasi, sebuah evaluasi dampak menjadi tidak informatif atau bahkan dapat memberikan kesimpulan yang keliru.

South Asia executive education

South Asia, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programmes 2019

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

1 July 2019 to 5 July 2019
| The Claridges, New Delhi, India

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

North America, Dissemination

Work of the Future Innovation Competition Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

26 June 2019 | Webinar

The J-PAL North America Work of the Future Innovation Competition supports randomized evaluations of strategies and innovations that address the changing nature of work in North America.

North America, Workshop or Training

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

Hosted by: J-PAL Global & North America

10 June 2019 to 14 June 2019
| MIT Cambridge, MA, USA

Course Content This five-day in-person training equips participants with resources and knowledge to design, use, and interpret evidence from impact evaluations of social programs. The course is an overview of why, when, and how researchers and policymakers might choose to conduct randomized evaluations and how randomized evaluations are designed.

Europe, Workshop or Training

ESII training for partners: Conceiving a Randomized Evaluation

Hosted by: J-PAL Europe

27 May 2019 to 29 May 2019
| 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.

North America, Dissemination

Venezuela: How did we get here, and what’s next?

Hosted by: J-PAL/MIT Data, Decisions, and Public Policy Lecture Series

14 May 2019 | MIT Building 3-270 and live webcast