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El equipo de J-PAL está continuamente organizando distintos tipos de eventos, tales como conferencias, seminarios, webinars y cursos para académicos, miembros de instituciones gubernamentales y no gubernamentales, entre otros. 


Children in a classroom

Middle East & North Africa, Conference

Global Evidence for Egypt Spotlight Seminar on Education

Hosted by: J-PAL/AUC Initiative for Egypt, UNICEF Egypt

23 February 2020 | American University in Cairo, Tahrir Campus, Oriental Hall

Strengthening the Egyptian Education System to Better Reach Marginalized Children and Youth: What We Can Learn from Randomized Evaluations

Middle East & North Africa, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Evaluating Social Programs Custom Course: International Rescue Committee - Jordan

9 March 2020 to 12 March 2020
| Amman, Jordan

Please note: this is a custom course hosted by the International Rescue Committee. The course is tailored to the needs of professionals from humanitarian, development, government, policy, and academic organizations who are considering, planning, or currently conducting randomized evaluations.

Participants at last year’s convening for the State and Local Innovation Initiative discuss open questions around developing evaluations during a breakout session.

North America, Conference

Charting the Next Decade of Evidence Generation in State and Local Government: The 4th Annual J-PAL North America State and Local Innovation Initiative Convening

19 March 2020 to 20 March 2020
| Samberg Conference Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The State and Local Innovation Initiative supports US state and local leaders in using randomized evaluations to generate new and widely applicable lessons about which programs work, which work best, and why.

MIT dome

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IDEA Conference

2 April 2020 to 3 April 2020
| Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge

J-PAL’s Innovations in Data and Experiments for Action Initiative (IDEA) will host the IDEA Conference on April 2-3, 2020, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

North America, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, US 2020

Hosted by: J-PAL Global & J-PAL North America

8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020
| MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

This five-day in-person training equips participants with resources and knowledge to engage with impact evaluations of social programs. The course provides an in-depth look at why and when randomized evaluations can be used to rigorously measure social impact, methods and considerations for their design and implementation, and how findings can inform evidence-based policies and programs.

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Achieving Food Security and Pathways for Improved Nutrition in India: Insights from Global Evidence

Hosted by: J-PAL/CLEAR South Asia

13 February 2020 | India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

As a part of the Evaluations Fest 2020 being organised by Evaluation Community of India, J-PAL/CLEAR South Asia is putting together a panel of presentations on 13th February 2020, between 2:00-3:30 pm at the India Habitat Centre (IHC), New Delhi, where representatives from government, research and J-PAL will discuss evidence on promising interventions to address Sustainable Dev

Apartment buildings in a city

North America, Workshop or Training

Webinar: Reducing Housing Instability with Randomized Evaluations

Hosted by: J-PAL North America

10 February 2020 | Webinar

On February 10, 2020 at 2 p.m. EST, J-PAL North America hosted a webinar on how organizations can use randomized evaluations to generate new and widely applicable lessons about which strategies are most effective at reducing homelessness and promoting housing stability.

North America, Conference

MIT J-PAL’s Work of the Future Initiative: Building a Future that Works for All

Hosted by: J-PAL North America and the Gerri and Rich Wong Family

14 January 2020 | Accel office in Palo Alto, CA

J-PAL North America’s Work of the Future Initiative convened leaders from academia, industry, the nonprofit sector, government, and philanthropy to address the biggest challenges facing many workers today, from automation to shifting labor market trends, and the role research can play in ensuring a prosperous future for all.

North America, Dissemination

Thinking Globally to Mitigate Climate Change: Paying Local Communities to Protect Forests

Hosted by: J-PAL, MIT Economics

26 September 2019 | MIT 35-225, Cambridge, MA

Southeast Asia, Dissemination

Launching the Results from Transparency for Development (T4D) Evaluation and sharing on Community-led Transparency and Accountability Programs to Improve Health and Other Social Services in Indonesia

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia (J-PAL SEA) in collaboration with Results for Development (R4D) and PATTIRO

19 September 2019 | Istana Ballroom, Sari Pacific Hotel, Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 6, Jakarta, Indonesia

Between 2013 and 2018, J-PAL affiliated researchers, in collaboration with Results for Development (R4D), Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center (HKS) and PATTIRO, conducted a randomized evaluation of the Transparency for Development (T4D) program to generate lessons on how to strengthen transparency and accountability of public health systems by engaging civic participation across two countries:...

A woman writes on the board during the Evaluating Social Programs course in Kampala in 2018.

Africa, Workshop or Training

J-PAL Executive Education: Evaluating Social Programs, Cape Town 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL Africa

29 July 2019 to 2 August 2019
| University of Cape Town, South Africa

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 participants sit around tables listening to a presentation

Southeast Asia, Workshop or Training

Evaluasi Program Sosial – Banda Aceh (Evaluating Social Programs) 2019

Hosted by: J-PAL Southeast Asia

20 July 2019 to 21 July 2019
| Hermes Palace Hotel, Banda Aceh

Meskipun konsep evaluasi dampak secara intuitif mudah dimengerti, pada pelaksanaannya terdapat banyak tantangan yang dapat menghalangi kemampuan kita untuk menjawab pertanyaan-pertanyaan penting atau dapat menyebabkan bias pada hasil. Bila hal ini tidak diatasi, sebuah evaluasi dampak menjadi tidak informatif atau bahkan dapat memberikan kesimpulan yang keliru.