The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
How can the Nobel-winning “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty” contribute to research on job creation?
Job creation is an all-time favorite talking point for politicians around the world as economies adapt to new trade patterns and technological innovation causes tectonic shifts in older industries. But how do we actually create more jobs?
Offering tutoring and career counseling to high-ability immigrant students closed the educational gap between native-born and immigrant boys in Italy.
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer win Nobel prize for economics for work that has "dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice".
Approximately 85 percent of primary school age children in western Kenya are enrolled in school, but only about one-third of students finish primary school. This project was introduced in part to assist families of high-achieving girls to cover the cost of school fees, supplies, and activities.
J-PAL affiliated researchers have 983 ongoing and completed randomized evaluations in 83 countries
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