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A new way to measure women’s and girls’ empowerment in impact evaluations

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - MIT News

MIT News discussing the new guide developed by J-PAL aims to improve women’s and girls’ empowerment worldwide and reduce bias and other gender-based inequalities.

MIT’s Hybrid MicroMaster’s Program Reports Early Success

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - eLearningInside news

eLearningInside News dicusses reports of early success among participants of J-PAL and MITx's blended learning program MicroMasters.

A Goldilocks Framework for Attracting Funding

Monday, July 16, 2018 - INSEAD Knowledge

J-PAL Affiliate Dean Karlan discusses The Goldilocks Challenge with Dr. Pushan Dutt, INSEAD Professor of Economics and Political Science.

July 2018 Newsletter

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - J-PAL

Explore new research resources on measuring women's and girls' empowerment and understanding statistical power, get to know affiliate Adam Osman's work in MENA, and more.

Man picking rice

How Postcards Solved The Problem Of Disappearing Rice

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - NPR

NPR covers J-PAL affiliates' research on improving delivery of subsidized rice to poor households in Indonesia.

J-PAL North America’s Education, Technology, and Opportunity Innovation Competition announces inaugural partners

Friday, July 6, 2018 - MIT News

J-PAL North America will partner with Family Engagement Lab and the Western Governors University Center for Applied Learning Science to generate evidence on how technology can improve student...

DFID-backed RCTs take on 'new frontiers' in fragile countries

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - Devex

Devex covers IPA and J-PAL's Governance, Conflict, and Crime Initiative, funded by the UK Department for International Development.

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June 2018 Research Newsletter

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - J-PAL

Catch up on the latest resarch from J-PAL affiliates, from take up of welfare programs in the US to the effect of increased teacher salaries in Indonesia.