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Sunday, August 7 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Leveraging evidence to shape government policy and programs at scale

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J-PAL's executive director at MIT and policy staff working in India and Peru will share examples how evidence can influence public policy and social programs through partnerships with developing country governments at political, ministerial, and state levels.

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avatar for Vivian Bronsoler

Vivian Bronsoler

Vivian Bronsoler joined J-PAL in September 2014 as a Policy Manager. Based in Mexico, she works on the promotion of scientific evidence to inform policy in Mexico and Central America by building partnerships with policymakers, providing technical assistance, and conducting policy outreach and analysis. 
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Rachel Glennerster

Rachel Glennerster is Executive Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research includes randomized evaluations of education, health, microfinance, community driven development, agriculture, women's empowerment and governance in Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India. She serves as Scientific Director for J-PAL Africa and Co-Chair of J-PAL's Education Sector. She... Read More →
avatar for Gautam Patel

Gautam Patel

Gautam Patel is a Senior Policy Manager at J-PAL South Asia and works to build partnerships with policymakers in the region to ensure that policy is driven by evidence and effective programs are scaled up. 


Sunday August 7, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
2. Pauley Ballroom East 2495 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

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