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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.

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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

South Asia, Workshop or Training

Measurement and Survey Design Course 2019

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

8 May 2019 to 10 May 2019
| The Lalit, New Delhi, India

Programme Objectives Survey instruments represent 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, Workshop or Training

Diplomado en Evaluación de Impacto de Programas y Políticas Públicas 2019

Hosted by: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

26 April 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?

North America, Dissemination

Giving money away to the extreme poor

Hosted by: J-PAL-MIT Data. Decisions. Public Policy lecture series

25 April 2019 | MIT Building 51, Room 325 and broadcast live

On April 25, Paul Niehaus, associate professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego, will lead J-PAL’s next Data, Decisions, Public Policy talk at MIT. Paul’s lecture will discuss an approach that is challenging the conventional approach to aid: giving money directly to the poor.

North America, Dissemination

Using Randomized Evaluation to Learn about the Changing Nature of Work: J-PAL Launches the Work of the Future Initiative

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

12 April 2019 | Royal Sonesta - Cambridge, MA

J-PAL North America’s Work of the Future Initiative supports randomized evaluations of strategies and innovations that address the changing nature of work in North America.