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In London on Nov. 5? Join @JPAL co-founder & co-director Esther Duflo at LSE as she delivers the Stamp Memorial Lec… https://t.co/...
Fredric is a current high school student and, at seventeen, the youngest student in the incoming class to MIT’s blended Master’s in Data, Economics, and Development Policy (DEDP). As the program has no degree prerequisites other than the completion of the MicroMasters credential in DEDP, Fredric will follow an inverted educational path by pursuing a Master’s degree before pursuing undergraduate education.
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This summer, J-PAL welcomed three new professors to our academic network: Jie Bai at Harvard University ,...
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In this installment of our Alumni Spotlight series, we speak with Surya Banda, a former senior policy associate at J-PAL South Asia. Surya joined J-PAL South Asia’s policy team after completing his bachelor's degree in electronics and communications engineering and working at a public policy think tank. After two years of working to scale up the Targeting the Ultra Poor (TUP) program in India, he transitioned to a management role at Sattva Consulting in the private sector. Surya joined us to share some of his lessons learned from transitioning from an engineering background to work in the field of international development.
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In this installment of our Alumni Spotlight series we speak with Irwan Setyawan, a former senior research associate at J-PAL Southeast Asia. Irwan joined J-PAL SEA’s research team in 2016 after completing his master’s in banking and finance. After two years at J-PAL working on research projects related to financial inclusion in Indonesia, Irwan transitioned to a program management role within Indonesia’s National Council for Financial Inclusion. Irwan joined us to share some of his lessons learned from working in the field and then becoming a member of an influential government agency.
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