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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.

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?

Audience watches a presentation

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.

Evaluating social programs event

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Evaluasi Program Sosial – Yogyakarta (Evaluating Social Programs)

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

21 November 2018 to 23 November 2018
| Fakultas Ekonomika dan Bisnis UGM, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Evaluating Social Programs is a specially designed course by J-PAL SEA for decision makers and program managers working in the development field.

North America, Dissemination

A Big Data Revolution in Assessing Climate Risk

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

11 October 2018 | MIT Building 56, Room 114 and webcast live

Climate change is one of the greatest risks facing humanity, yet most of what we know about its economic impacts come from models that were developed before the modern empirical climate impacts literature emerged. This new literature has been made possible by recent advances in remote sensing, climate models, and computing power.

Teacher and child perform assessment

Africa, Dissemination

Teaching at the Right Level Conference

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa, Pratham

26 September 2018 to 27 September 2018
| Johannesburg, South Africa

Pioneered by Indian NGO Pratham, Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) is an evidence-informed approach to teaching basic skills that moulds classroom instruction to a child’s learning level. The approach involves assessing the existing skills of students, then grouping and teaching them according to their skill level using engaging activities and level-appropriate materials.

Three people in conversation

Africa, Workshop or Training

J-PAL/IPA Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, Uganda 2018

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa, IPA Uganda

6 August 2018 to 10 August 2018
| Kampala, Uganda

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.

Participants at workshop

South Asia, Dissemination

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, South Asia 2018

Hosted by: J-PAL South Asia

16 July 2018 to 20 July 2018
| Vivanta by Taj Ambassador, 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 randomized evaluations and how randomized evaluations are designed in real-world settings.

Latin America & the Caribbean, Dissemination

Conferencia Tecnologías en Educación: ¿Cómo pueden mejorar el aprendizaje? Lecciones para América Latina y el Caribe.

Hosted by: Universidad Siglo 21

28 June 2018 to 29 June 2018
| Centro Universitario Siglo 21. Av. Libertador 107, Vicente López, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Europe, Dissemination

Conférence "Le printemps de l’évaluation"

Hosted by: Le groupe de travail sur les moyens de contrôle et d’évaluation de l’Assemblée nationale

28 June 2018 | Paris, France

A l'Assemblée Nationale, le groupe de travail sur les moyens de contrôle et d'évaluation organise "Le printemps de l’évaluation", en partenariat avec différentes institutions, dont J-PAL Europe. Esther Duflo prononcera le discours introductif de cette conférence, et plusieurs chercheurs affiliés à J-PAL interviendront pour présenter leurs travaux.

Europe, Dissemination

Conference: How to Educate the World?

Hosted by: Paris School of Economics

26 June 2018 | Paris, France

There have been tremendous gains in school enrollment in developing countries over the last decades, but school quality is lagging behind. Too many children leave schools having learnt very little. In this conference we will discuss the roots of this failure, and what can be done about it.