Économie Politique Gouvernance

Le secteur Économie Politique & Gouvernance de J-PAL évalue des politiques visant à améliorer la gestion des affaires publiques et l’offre de services qui s’y rapportent. Parmi les sujets étudiés, on trouve la participation politique, la corruption et les capacités étatiques. 


Participants attended a leadership training workshop.


Nudging Good Politicians in the Philippines

Researchers conducted a randomized evaluation to test the impact of an all-expense-paid three-day leadership training workshop on incentivizing honest and competent youth to run for a village youth...

Three women engage in manual labor


Fund-flow reforms for improved social program delivery in India

Central and State governments in India have adopted a financial reform to enhance public service delivery informed by evidence.

Candidates participating in a filmed debate for the 2012 parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone.


Voter Education in Sierra Leone

While political debates are often considered an integral part of campaigns, little evidence exists on the impact of debates on voters and candidates. In Sierra Leone, researchers evaluated the effect...


Participation communautaire

While increased community participation has been advocated as a way to improve the quality of public projects and services, evidence from randomized evaluations provides very mixed results about its...

Man feed ballot into ballot box while volunteers help voters in background


Radio Public Service Announcements and Voter Participation Among Native Americans in the United States

Can media campaigns increase voter turnout among ethnic minorities? Researchers randomly assigned areas covered by Native American radio programming to either receive or not receive targeted radio...

Police training improves public perception and police morale.


Former la police

Former les officiers de police sur des savoirs comportementaux et sur les techniques scientifiques d'investigation peut améliorer la satisfaction des victimes et la qualité des investigations et la...

Sector Contacts

Benjamin Olken

Directeur, Co-président, Membre

(617) 253-6833

Rohini Pande


(617) 384-5267