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Evaluating Social Programs is J-PAL's flagship executive education course on the design and use of impact evaluations is tailored to the needs of policymakers, practitioners, and researchers from NGOs, governments, international development organizations, and foundations from around the world.
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. It is regularly offered in English and French (Africa, Europe, North America), and semi-regularly in Spanish (Latin America) and Bahasa (Indonesia).
Courses planned for 2019:
- MIT in Cambridge, MA, USA, from June 10 to 14 apply by April 12
- University of Cape Town, South Africa, from July 29 to August 2 apply by May 12
- New Delhi, India, in July TBC
J-PAL provides courses to help researchers, implementers, and policymakers become better producers and users of evidence and equip learners worldwide with skills in data analysis and economics.
Find out more about the Evaluation Social Programs courses on the J-PAL website.
For information or questions about this opportunity, please contact the organizers directly.