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Friday, 27 February 2015 • Washington, DC: a conference hosted by CGAP, IPA, J-PAL, and the World Bank on the lessons and implications of the latest research on credit.

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Seven randomized evaluations from around the world show that microcredit does not have a transformative impact on poverty, but it can give low-income households more freedom in optimizing the ways they make money, consume, and invest.

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Environmental auditors in Gujarat, India

Regulators approved the reforms after collaborating with J-PAL affiliates on a pilot experiment that showed more accurate audit reports and lower pollution emissions.

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J-PAL's mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence.

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Running Randomized Evaluations

A practical guide to running randomized evaluations from J-PAL's Executive Director Rachel Glennerster and Kudzai Takavarasha

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News

February 20 - CUNY TV

As part of Brian Leherer's Public Intellectual, Abhijit Banerjee discusses the implications...

February 20 - Gov Innovator

J-PAL affiliate Raj Chetty discusses how behavioral economic tools can improve the design and...