IZA/DFID Short Course on Programme Evaluation, Oct. 29-30, 2016, Lusaka
The IZA/DFID Short Course on Programme Evaluation will take place on October, 29th-30th. The course is designed for postgraduate students, faculty members, and researchers in governement and non-government institutions who would like to develop their skills in programm evaluation using the latest econometric methods.
The course will consist of four half-day sessions and will cover the following topics:
design and analysis of randomised controlled trials
propensity score matching methods
regression discontinuity designs
The focus will be lay on application of these methods for the evalutation of labour market related programmes, including skills training programmes.
Marco Caliendo (Univerity of Potsdam and IZA)
Christopher Parsons (University of Western Australia and IZA)
Kate Vyborny (Duke University)
You can find last year's programme here.