Ireland and Northern Ireland:
Nancy Murray, deputy director for Mathematica’s Center for International Policy and Research Evaluation, chaired the section on Evaluating International Interventions at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring 2014 Conference, March 6-8, 2014, in Washington, DC. Mathematica staff Steve Glazerman and Sarah Humpage presented their research.
CIPRE deputy director Nancy Murray and Mathematica researchers Kathy Buek, Emilie Bagby, and Clemencia Cosentino led a panel at the 58th Annual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) in Toronto from March 10-15, 2014. The panel was titled "Preventing Dropout: First Follow-Up Impact of the School Drop-Out Prevention Program Interventions," during which staff presented findings from its USAID-funded School Dropout Prevention Program.
Mathematica hosted Michael Kremer, Gates Professor Developing Societies at Harvard University, in Cambridge, MA, on Tuesday, October 15, for a presentation titled “Micro-Ordeals, Targeting, and Habit Formation.”