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.
Friday, December 29, 2017 - J-PAL
Catch up on the latest research from J-PAL affiliates, on topics from delivering food subsidies in Indonesia to increasing Norwegian students’ perseverance in math.
Friday, December 29, 2017 - New York Times
J-PAL affiliate Seema Jayachandran discusses novel solutions to conservation, including her research on paying farmers in Uganda to conserve trees on their land.
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - NPR
NPR covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on providing low-cost loans to rural farmers Bangladesh to cover temporary migration to urban areas during times of famine.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - The Washington Post
The Washington Post discusses the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, co-authored by J-PAL affiliates, which found that access to health insurance increased emergency room visits.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - The American University in Cairo
The American University in Cairo announces that it will offer credit for online courses in Data, Economics, and Development Policy (DEDP) micromasters, co-designed by MIT Economics and J-PAL.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - Hindustan Times
J-PAL Director Abhijit Banerjee discusses J-PAL South Asia's work over the past decade on encouraging evidence-based policymaking in the region.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - Financial Times
The Financial Times covers results from randomized evaluations measuring the effectiveness of various fundraising methods.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - The Korea Times
In this opinion piece, Korea's Minister of Personnel Management cites research by J-PAL affiliates on hiring discrimination in the United States.