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Behavioral Economics Could Increase Obamacare Enrollment and Stabilize Markets

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - UCLA Anderson Review

J-PAL affiliate Wesley Yin and his colleagues have recently completed a randomized evaluation on interventions used to combat the frictions in the take-up of health insurance in California.

Release: Government of Haryana partners with J-PAL South Asia to improve health care through data analytics

Thursday, September 26, 2019

On September 11, 2019, The National Health Mission (NHM), Government of Haryana signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia to...

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First in pollution control: how Surat industries will trade particulate matter

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - Indian Express

Following a J-PAL evaluation, the Gujarat government launched what is being described as the world’s first market for trading in particulate matter emissions. Read more at Indian Express.

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A market for emissions, with incentives to cut pollution

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - The Hindu

In June this year, Gujarat unveiled the country’s first emissions trading scheme to encourage and incentivise industrial units to cut air pollution, designed through a collaboration with J-PAL, EPIC...

Artificial Intelligence Only Goes So Far In Today’s Economy, Says MIT Study

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - Forbes

A recent report from the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future looked at AI as part of a broad range of changes sweeping the employment scene and workplace. Read the full article on Forbes.

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Using rigorous evaluation to reduce and prevent homelessness in North America

Monday, September 9, 2019 - MIT News

New J-PAL North America publication highlights how rigorous research can improve policies to help people access and maintain stable, affordable housing. Read the full article in MIT News.

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Raj Chetty wins the A.SK Social Science Award 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019 - The WZB

The WZB honors the J-PAL affiliate Raj Chetty for his research on poverty and social mobility. Read the full article on The WZB website.

Work of the Future Task Force report calls attention to exacerbated inequality due to technology

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - The Tech (MIT)

The Task Force, co-chaired by J-PAL affiliate David Autor, aims to “understand the relationships between emerging technologies and work, and to explore strategies to enable a future of shared...