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Cash transfers directed to female caregivers in Nicaragua led to gains in child-development outcomes that persisted beyond the duration of the program.

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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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J-PAL@TEN event

On December 7, 2013 J-PAL marked its tenth anniversary with a day of short talks, videos, and panel discussions from researchers, policymakers, and staff.

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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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August 17 - Skoll World Forum

Well-designed randomized evaluations can help us to understand the complexity of real-world problems.

August 17 - The World Bank

Saving is possible even for the very poor, but what makes it so difficult?