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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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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.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Introducción a la Evaluación para “Social Changers”

Hosted by: Universidad del Pacífico

8 March 2018 to 9 March 2018
| Lima, Perú

Desde el sector privado se están ideando nuevas formas de contribuir a la generación de valor social. Emprendimientos sociales, empresas de impacto y filantropía inteligente son algunas de las diversas formas en las que el sector privado está impulsando innovaciones sociales que generan un impacto en su entorno.

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Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Evaluating Social Programs

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.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Diplomado en Evaluación de Impacto de Programas y Políticas Públicas 2018

Hosted by: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

17 April 2018 to 27 November 2018
| 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?

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North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL State and Local Innovation Initiative: Year 2 Participant Convening

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

15 February 2018 to 16 February 2018
| Santa Clara, California

This convening will feature state and local policymakers who have been leaders in building rigorous evidence in their jurisdictions and the researchers who have partnered with them to conduct feasible, high-quality evaluations.

North America, Dissemination

Health Care Delivery Initiative Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

25 January 2018 | Webinar

On Thursday, January 25th, J-PAL North America hosted a webinar to provide additional information about the Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition, review the application process, and answer questions. View the webinar and the slides that were presented above.

North America, Dissemination

State and Local Innovation Initiative Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

23 January 2018 | Webinar

On Tuesday, January 23rd, J-PAL North America hosted a webinar to provide additional information about the State and Local Innovation Initiative, review the application process, and answer questions. View the webinar and the slides that were presented above.

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North America, Dissemination

Design and Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies in Less Developed Countries

8 December 2017 | MIT Building 6, Room 120 and webcast live

Although coverage rates and health outcomes are improving, many poor people around the world still do not benefit from essential health products. An estimated two-thirds of child deaths could be prevented with increased coverage of products such as vaccines, point-of-use water treatment, iron fortification, and insecticide-treated bednets.

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Africa, Dissemination

Teaching at the Right Level Webinar Series: Session 3 - Monitoring and Mentoring

7 December 2017 | Webinar

The third webinar of the Teaching at the Right Level webinar series on Monitoring and Mentoring will take place on Thursday, December 7, at 8:00 AM EST. Devyani Pershad (Head of Program Management, Pratham) will discuss the role of monitors and mentors in TaRL programs. Benjamin Piper (Senior Director, RTI International) will share research on teacher coaching and innovative ways of collecting...

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North America, Dissemination

J-PAL North America Recruitment Webinar

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

4 December 2017 | Webinar

Passionate about applying rigorous research to solving poverty? Ever wondered how to test the most effective ways to address youth violence, improve student outcomes, or increase access to healthcare? Please join us to learn about exciting career opportunities at the North America office of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL).

Latin America & the Caribbean, Workshop or Training

Curso Avanzado en Métodos de Inferencia Experimental y Cuasi-Experimental para la Evaluación de Impacto

Hosted by: Universidad Torcuato di Tella

21 November 2017 to 24 November 2017
| Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Curso Avanzado en Métodos de Inferencia Experimental y Cuasi-Experimental para la Evaluación de Impacto ofrece una introducción rigurosa tanto a los métodos clásicos como al desarrollo metodológico reciente sobre análisis e interpretación de diseños experimentales y cuasi-experimentales aplicados en la investigación de las ciencias sociales.