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For Sustained Cleanliness, Cities Need Tested Sanitation Solutions

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - The Wire

J-PAL South Asia Senior Policy Manager Gautam Patel discusses an ongoing evaluation of an urban sanitation project in Odisha, India.

Street vendor in Chile selected for MEPS program

A puzzling success

Monday, April 16, 2018 - American Economic Association

The American Economic Association highlights affiliate Claudia Martínez and coauthors' paper on an entrepreneurship program in Chile.

Students on laptops

Parental monitoring and children's internet use: The role of information, control, and cues

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - VoxEU

J-PAL LAC Scientific Director Francisco Gallego and coathors discuss their research on factors that may affect parents’ ability to monitor their children’s internet use.

Rukmini Banerji talks to a child

Why India Is Failing To Educate Its School-Going Children And How That Can Change

Friday, April 6, 2018 - IndiaSpend

Rukmini Banerji, CEO of Pratham, an NGO J-PAL has partnered with on several evaluations, discusses education in India, including a randomized evaluation of the impact of math games in pre-school.

Youth painting a wall

April 2018 Newsletter

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - J-PAL

J-PAL North America’s new policy Briefcase summarizes evidence from randomized evaluations of summer youth employment programs in the United States, J-PAL welcomes four new affiliates, and more in...

Francisco Gallego

New horizons for public policy

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - La Segunda

Chilean periodical La Segunda profiles the work of J-PAL LAC Scientific Director Francisco Gallego. (Note: the full article is in Spanish)

Smokestacks

Power plants get 5-star rating in state pollution study

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - Times of India

J-PAL affiliated researchers have partnered with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to make information about industries' pollution levels publicly available. Read the full article.

Person works on computer

How Corporations Benefit From Flexible Work

Friday, March 30, 2018 - Pacific Standard

J-PAL affiliate Nicholas Bloom found that working from home led to a 13% performance increase.

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