Sectores

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Sectores

Bajo la orientación de miembros de la Junta Directiva, los sectores de J-PAL proveen liderazgo intelectual para el trabajo de investigación y de políticas de J-PAL.

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Lesson

Protecting Farmers from Weather-Based Risk

Weather index insurance protects farmers against losses from extreme weather and facilitates investment in their farms, but randomized evaluations have shown low demand for these products at market...

Lesson

Reducing Crime with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy helped young urban men in Liberia and the United States become more focused on the future, reducing criminal and violent behavior and increasing graduation rates when...

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News

More jobs, less crime

A growing body of evidence, including a number of evaluations by several J-PAL affiliates, shows that summer employment programs can lower violent crime rates among youth.

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News

Exploring the promise of education technology

The rapid growth in use of edtech has outpaced rigorous research on its effectiveness. To help understand how different technologies affect student learning, a new review paper examines evidence...

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Lesson

Asistencia Escolar

Existen muchas maneras de aumentar la matrícula y asistencia, pero existe una gran diferencia entre los costos de los programas.

Evaluación

El Rol de los Informes de Terceros y los Rastros de Papel para la Recaudación de Impuestos en Chile

Researchers worked with the Chilean Tax Authority to evaluate whether the paper trail generated by the Value Added Tax (VAT) system helped to prevent tax evasion. The system was found to be an...

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Evaluación

Adopción de Anticonceptivos, Fertilidad y la Familia en Zambia

La evidencia sugiere que la participación masculina en la decisión de buscar servicios de planificación familiar lleva a una reducción en la utilización de anticonceptivos en Zambia.

Evaluación

Aconsejando a los Desempleados en Francia (OPP/CVE)

La orientación para las personas desempleadas puede aumentar grandemente las tasas de retorno a la fuerza laboral, si es adecuadamente implementada.