April 22, 2015
Washington D.C., United States

Garret Christensen (Assistant Project Scientist, BITSS) represented BITSS at a conference on Reproducibility in Federal Evaluations organized by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. Dean Karlan (Yale; President, IPA; Chair, J-PAL's Finance Program), Rachel Glennerster (Executive Director, J-PAL; IPA Affiliate), and Stephanie Wykstra (Research Manager, IPA) also participated in the conference. The conference brought together academics, contract researchers, and government sponsors of research to discuss how research transparency could become part of federal policy, and ideally lead to policies based on better evidence. For more information on conference presentations, see the conference website.