Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Vox covers a randomized evaluation which found that providing food aid caused food prices to drop in many rural villages in Mexico.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
J-PAL welcomes five new affiliates, Executive Director Rachel Glennerster announces her appointment as Chief Economist at DFID, and more in the latest newsletter.
Monday, September 18, 2017
This opinion piece cites evidence from J-PAL affiliates on providing incentives to delay child marriage in Bangladesh.
Read up on the latest research from J-PAL affiliates on topics from public-private partnerships for education to rainfall index insurance.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Bloomberg Businessweek
Bloomberg Businessweek covers J-PAL affiliates' research on the impact of variable pricing plans on electricity consumption during high-cost peak periods.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Increasing migration has placed unprecedented demands on local food systems. Coupled with climate change, which continues to alter rain patterns and agricultural production, these global challenges...
Monday, October 16, 2017 - LiveMint
J-PAL Directors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo reflect on the work that J-PAL South Asia has accomplished over the past ten years.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - J-PAL
International Day of the Girl Child aims to, in the words of the United Nations, "address the needs and challenges girls face worldwide, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Washington Post
Research by J-PAL affiliates Alan Gerber and Donald Green found that 'psychologically informed' get out the vote tactics are more effective than robo-calls.
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - ONE
J-PAL Policy Associate Meagan Neal discusses how evidence-informed strategies to reduce travel time can make it possible for more girls to get an education.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - J-PAL
Monday, October 2, 2017 - Hindustan Times
This article on medical expenses as a barrier to education in India cites research by J-PAL affiliates on the quality of care provided by less costly informal medical providers.