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Enrollment is still open for a free, online version of J-PAL's Executive Education course on randomized evaluations of social programs..

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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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October 23 - MIT Spectrum

Amy Finkelstein talks about the results of the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment.

October 23 - The New York Times

Pratham, a J-PAL partner, is working to improve learning outcomes in India.