PEPA is a node of the National Centre for Research Methods. PEPA's overall objective is to maximise the value of programme evaluation by improving the design of evaluations and improving the way that such evaluations add to the knowledge base. This will be through research into programme evaluation methods, a range of training and capacity building activities, and a set of substantive applications which will serve as exemplars in the field.Find out more About PEPA
Bookings are now open for "An introduction to impact assessment", 6 March 2014.Course Tutor: Thomas Crossley (Essex and IFS)
Participants who are involved in designing policy experiments, managing projects undertaking evaluation, or need to make decisions based on the estimated impact of policies will find this course particularly useful.
Detailed statistical knowledge is not a pre-requisite.
PEPA workshop: Dynamics of labour market policy prescription and evaluationThis is a free one day workshop with papers focusing on public policy and the labour market, with emphasis on dynamics. Speaks will present work from a variety of perspectives, including optimal policy and ex-post evaluation.
Collection and Analysis of Data on Social Networks (Matthew O. Jackson, Stanford)Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford) will visit cemmap and PEPA in May 2014. He will deliver the cemmap masterclass (joint with PEPA) "Collection and Analysis of Data on Social Networks"on 8 May 2014 and will also present a paper at the conference “Microeconomic Applications of Social Networks Analysis” on 9 May 2014.
Both events will take place in London and further details will be confirmed shortly.