IEN 13th Annual Meeting

Webinar, December 7-8, 2020

As a result of the current situation with COVID-19, the 2020 May RIDGE Forum has been postponed following guidance from public health officials.

The IEN Annual Meeting will be held as a virtual meeting by Zoom on December 7-8, 2020, instead, as part of the 2020 RIDGE Virtual Forum.

Impact Evaluation Network - A LACEA network

The Impact Evaluation Network (IEN) of the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) is an initiative that aims to advance the state of knowledge and expertise regarding impact evaluation of different policies in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.

The Network, which has been active since 2007, aims to promote impact evaluation methodologies, increase capacity building, and bridge research and policy in the region.

The IEN will hold its 13th annual meeting, jointly with Universidad del Pacífico and RIDGE, and as part of the 2020 RIDGE Virtual Forum, on December 7-8, as a Zoom virtual meeting.

The program will include a keynote address by Prof. Dean Yang (University of Michigan) and the presentation of invited and contributed academic papers.

See the full program here. Register for the meeting here.

The call for papers has closed. See the full program here. Register for the meeting here .

Academic Committee

  • Maria Laura Alzúa – Conicet - CEDLAS UNLP

  • Manuel Barron – Universidad del Pacífico

  • Raquel Bernal – Universidad de los Andes

  • Lucila Berniell – CAF Development Bank of Latin America

  • Ana Santiago – Inter-American Development Bank

Organizing Committee

  • Felipe Barrera-Osorio - Vanderbilt University

  • Oscar Mitnik – Inter-American Development Bank

  • Ana Santiago - Inter-American Development Bank

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For Information about previous IEN Annual Meetings, click here.