News 

News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
April 24, 2015 -
The Wall Street Journal

Roland Fryer wins the Clark medal, given to the most promising American economist under 40 years old.

April 22, 2015 -
INSEAD Knowledge

How a well-designed RCT can lead to better policy design.

April 17, 2015 -
WFAE 90.7

What causes some students from succeeding in school? J-PAL affiliates Leo Burszytn and Robert Jensen found that peer pressure is one answer.

April 17, 2015 -
Science

New research shows that the key to getting people to build latrines is to subsidize the cost.

April 16, 2015 -
Voice of America News

J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak and co-authors discovered that a combination of education and financial aid led to a decrease in open defecation.

April 15, 2015 -
Economic Times

The deworming program is receiving technical assistance from Evidence Action's Deworm the World Initiative.

April 15, 2015 -
The Washington Post

Social experiments from two very different places—Liberia and Chicago—suggest that a few weeks of counseling can have a positive effect.

April 9, 2015 -
Bennington Banner

Prof. Jessica Leight will conduct an evaluation in partnership with J-PAL.

April 6, 2015 -
NPR

Research by J-PAL affiliates shows that there are more effective ways to lower unwanted pregnancy rates.

April 6, 2015 -
NY Daily News

J-PAL affiliate Thomas Kane on the best systems for rating teachers.