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

J-PAL and IPA Humanitarian Incubator Photo
Workshop or Training

Humanitarian Action Research Incubator in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt
J-PAL and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) are pleased to announce that applications are now open for a three-day randomized evaluation design workshop as part of the Displaced Livelihoods Initiative (DLI) and ongoing work to improve humanitarian protection programs to develop projects in the...
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J-PAL North America Evidence for Climate Action Convening

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Join J-PAL North America as we connect state and local climate leaders, government associations, and academic researchers from across the country to advance evidence for climate action. During our July convening, participants will share opportunities and develop strategies for researcher-government...
Padre alimentando a su hija

La importancia de la nutrición en el desarrollo infantil: Evidencia en Latinoamérica

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Híbrido, UVG y Zoom
J-PAL LAC y la Universidad del Valle de Guatemala llevarán a cabo un ciclo de dos webinars. En la primera conferencia, nuestra afiliada Karen Macours (Paris School of Economics) compartirá evidencia local actualizada proveniente de evaluaciones aleatorizadas sobre nutrición y hallazgos relevantes...
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LAC Early work seminars: Labor markets

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As the inaugural session of J-PAL Latin America and the Caribbean's “Early Work Seminars,” this event will focus on labor markets and provide an academic forum where researchers can present their early work in randomized evaluations, and receive valuable feedback from scholars within the J-PAL LAC...
Madre jugando con su hija alrededor de una mesa

Investigación sobre desarrollo infantil temprano: Evidencia en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

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En vivo vía Zoom
J-PAL Latinoamérica y el Caribe (LAC) y la Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) llevarán a cabo un ciclo de webinars. La segunda conferencia, “Investigación sobre desarrollo infantil temprano: Evidencia en Latinoamérica y el Caribe”, ofrecida por Claudia Macías, subdirectora ejecutiva de J-PAL...
Group photo of 2023 ESP participants in Johannesburg

J-PAL Africa Evaluating Social Programs Course

Hosted by:
Accra, Ghana
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.
J-PAL SEA Evaluating Social Program (ESP) workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in collaboration with the World Bank
Workshop or Training

J-PAL SEA Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs 2024

Hosted by:
Bali, Indonesia
The J-PAL SEA Executive Education Course will provide an in-depth look at why and when randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact, methods and considerations for the design and implementation, and how findings can inform evidence-based policies and programs.
Participants Discuss at a Workshop

CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia’s Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs 2024

Hosted by:
Bengaluru, India
Evaluating Social Programs (ESP) 2024 is a three-day in-person course that explores the use of monitoring and evaluation to drive sustainable social impact at scale.

Past Events

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J-PAL Africa Conducting Experimental Research Course

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
This five-day academic workshop on conducting randomized evaluations aims to strengthen the knowledge and further develop the good practices of participants who are already well-versed in the methodological foundations of impact evaluations.
A group photo of around 45 training participants, organisers and teaching staff.
Workshop or Training

Evaluating Social Programs in Rabat: Moroccan decision-makers discuss rigorous impact evaluations

Rabat, Morocco
The Morocco Innovation and Evaluation Lab (MEL), in collaboration with the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P), the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), the Harvard Center for International Development (CID) and Community Jameel, hosted an Evaluating Social Programs course on the...
Woman studying during the 2023 Summer School
Workshop or Training

Ecole d’été 2024: Méthodologies du Développement

Rabat, Maroc
Dans le cadre de la Chaire «Méthodologies du Développement» d’Abhijit Banerjee et Esther Duflo, une école d’été pour chercheurs et porteurs de projets africains sera organisée du 1 au 4 juillet 2024 à Rabat, sur le campus de l’Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique (UM6P).
Participants at J-PAL's Evaluating Social Programs course in Cambridge, USA.
Workshop or Training

J-PAL/MIT Evaluating Social Programs Course, 2024

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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Curso en línea: Introducción a la evaluación de programas y uso de evidencia para organizaciones en Centroamérica

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J-PAL LAC ofrecerá una capacitación gratuita en línea para introducir la evaluación de impacto aleatorizada y el uso de evidencia para la generación de mejores programas sociales y gubernamentales.
Abhijit Banerjee headshot

Public lecture by Abhijit Banerjee at Humboldt University of Berlin

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J-PAL Co-Founder Abhijit Banerjee will give a public lecture at the Humboldt University of Berlin on Wednesday, June 26. This lecture has been organised by J-PAL Europe in partnership with HU Berlin and KfW.
Crianças brincando
Workshop or Training

Chamada de programas para fortalecer a qualidade de pré-escolas

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Inscrições via formulário online - prorrogadas até dia 23/06
O J-PAL LAC e a Fundação Bracell estão unindo forças para promover a melhoria da qualidade da educação infantil no Brasil com o projeto “Fortalecimento das aprendizagens e do desenvolvimento das crianças na pré-escola”. Esta chamada de propostas tem como objetivo selecionar programas promissores...
Children in an India classroom sit in a circle on the floor and play a math learning game.

Learning Together for Children’s Learning: An Interdisciplinary Convening

Paris School of Economics & Collège de France, Paris, France
Event closed The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is pleased to announce two in-person events to feature multidisciplinary education research and foster cross-disciplinary connections: a closed two-day convening at the Paris School of Economics (June 18–19) followed by a public one-day...