Wednesday, February 7, 2018
How does J-PAL support governments in using evidence to drive innovation and increase effectiveness? Find out how and read more stories in our newsletter.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Bandhan-Konnagar's multifaceted Graduation Program has been evaluated by J-PAL affiliates and found to be effective at providing pathways for the poorest to graduate out of extreme poverty.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Discover new research by J-PAL affiliates on diffusion of agricultural information in Mali, increasing community college completion rates in the United States, and more.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
J-PAL Director Esther Duflo discusses the importance of economists engaging with the logistics how policies are implemented rather than just what the policy is.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - The Economist
The Economist covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on paying poor rural families to send seasonal workers to the city.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - Star Telegram
J-PAL affiliates found that providing a case management system for low-income students made them 31 percent more likely to earn an associate's degree.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Hechinger Report
J-PAL affiliate Peter Bergman found that informing parents through texting of their child’s absences and grades could cut course failures for middle and high school students by nearly 40 percent.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Courthouse News
Texting people reminders about upcoming court dates has cut the failure to appear rate by 26 percent, finds an evaluation funded in part by J-PAL North America.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - Dhaka Tribune
Research by affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak found that No Lean Season, a program that disburses interest-free loans to rural families in Bangladesh so their major earner can migrate to areas with regular...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - J-PAL
In the first newsletter of 2018, J-PAL South Asia looks back on ten years of research and policy as the organization at large looks forward to a new executive director and affiliated professors.
Friday, January 5, 2018 - MIT News
Learners from the MITx Data, Economics, and Development Policy MicroMasters, co-designed by J-PAL, will be able to earn master's credits at the American University in Cairo.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - Bloomberg
Bloomberg discusses research on increasing mobility, citing studies by J-PAL affiliates on the Moving to Opportunity program in the United States and a program facilitating seasonal migration in...