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The Challenges of Global Poverty: A course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty.

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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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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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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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January 24 - The Indian Express

Focusing attention back on the classroom through programs like "teaching at the right level" can...

January 22 - EurekAlert!

Six new studies find small loans for underserved entrepreneurs have some benefits but are not a viable...