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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, and use evidence from impact evaluations.

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Europe, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, Europe 2018

Hosted by: J-PAL Europe

15 October 2018 to 19 October 2018
| Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

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.


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.

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. On December 8, 2017, Co-Chair of J-PAL's Health sector...

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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.

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Evaluasi Program Sosial - Makassar (Evaluating Social Programs)

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia, Faculty of Business and Economy, Universitas Hasanuddin (Unhas)

15 November 2017 to 17 November 2017
| Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Indonesian: Melalui 3 hari pelatihan, peserta akan diperkenalkan pada beberapa topik dalam merancang eksperimen. English: During this course, attendees will be introduced to several topics related to the design of randomized evaluations.

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Africa, Dissemination

Teaching at the Right Level Webinar Series: Session 2 - Assessment

27 October 2017 | Webinar

On Friday, October 27 at 8:30 AM EDT, Wilima Wadhwa (Director, ASER Centre), Sara Ruto (Director, PAL Network), and Rachel Glennerster (Executive Director, J-PAL) will present on Assessment during the second installment of the Teaching at the Right Level webinar series.