Credits: Joseph Lee
Join us for lectures, workshops, and other events
June 2, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Governance Innovators Series: Session 2
The MIT Governance Lab's Meet the Governance Innovators series highlights voices at the forefront of cutting-edge solutions in public service. Featuring Mr. Arvind Gupta, Head and Co-founder, Digital India Foundation, and Fernando Ma, Design Director, La Victoria Lab, Peru.
September 20, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Millikan Room (E53- 482)
Behavioral science in the Global South: Accounting for context in non-WEIRD settings
MIT GOV/LAB practitioner-in-residence, Anisha Singh from Busara Center for Behavioral Economics headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya presents research on behavioral science approach to governance in developing countries. RSVP by September 16.
December 14, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In-Person (MIT iHQ-5th floor training room)
Innovating within Government Bureaucracies in Nigeria and Sierra Leone
MIT GOV/LAB’s Designer-Researchers present research on the motivations, behaviors, and pathways that shape how Sierra Leone and Nigeria’s civil servants innovate within their federal and city-level bureaucracies.
May 25, 2022 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Meet the Governance Innovators Series: Session 1
The MIT Governance Lab's Meet the Governance Innovators series highlights voices at the forefront of cutting-edge solutions in public service. Featuring Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business, Government of Nigeria, and Ademide Adefarasin, Design Director, IDEO.org.
November 17, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Evaluating 20,000+ World Bank Development Projects: Can Machine Learning Help Predict which Projects Will Succeed or Fail?
MIT GOV/LAB Practitioner-in-Residence Luke Jordan presents exploratory research applying machine learning to a brand new dataset scraped from the World Bank’s public archives.
July 8, 2020 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
[J-WEL Webinar] Behavioral Science in the Field: A New Model for Graduate Research Practicums
Join Busara and MIT GOV/LAB for a webinar on July 8th hosted by MIT J-WEL.
June 26, 2020 8:00 am - 9:00 am
E-Learning on WhatsApp: A Collaboration between Grassroot and MIT in South Africa
Join Grassroot and MIT GOV/LAB for a webinar on June 26th hosted by IT for Health and Educations System Equity. RSVP details below.
November 19, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Helping Grassroots Organizations Mobilize: Civic Technology in Low-Data Contexts
Learn how civic technology is supporting grassroots organizers in South Africa with Luke Jordan on November 19th.
November 14, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ideas Have Consequences: The Impact of Law & Economics on American Justice
We are excited to host Daniel L. Chen from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Toulouse (IAST) on November 14th.
December 5, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Whitehead Institute Auditorium 455 Main St, Cambridge, MA
MIT-Africa Forum and GOV/LAB Present Risha Chande & Joost Bonsen
The MIT-Africa Forum continues on December 5th featuring Risha Chande from Twaweza East Africa and MIT MAS Lecturer Joost Bonsen.
December 3, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
#BlackInTheIvory: Academia’s Role in Institutional Racism
The MIT Communications Forum is sponsoring a panel on December 3rd to examine academia’s role in perpetuating institutional racism and efforts to change those systems.
April 24, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Data Science to Solve Social Problems: Seminar Series
GOV/LAB's Data Science to Solve Social Problems seminar series brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss technical solutions to "real world" social problems.
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