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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
July 21, 2015 -
VoxEU

Does material wealth make you happier? 

July 17, 2015 -
The University of Chicago

J-PAL affiliate Jens Ludwig examines the key causes and potential remedies of youth violence.

July 14, 2015 -
TEDx Talks

Amy Finkelstein explains why researchers, governments, insurers, and health-care providers can and should use randomized controlled trials.

July 14, 2015 -
University of Chicago

The July report highlights J-PAL affiliate Jens Ludwig and co-authors' research on the Becoming a Man program.

July 10, 2015 -
FactCheck.org

Amy Finkelstein clarifies the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment evidence that some politicians are cherry-picking from or distorting.

July 6, 2015 -
The University of Chicago

Jens Ludwig talks about the health outcomes of the Moving to Opportunity study.

July 6, 2015 -
The Washington Post

J-PAL affiliate Chris Blattman considers how we can make effective antipoverty programs reach more people.

July 6, 2015 -
Pacific Standard

A discussion of recent results of an evaluation of energy efficient retrofits in Michigan conducted by J-PAL affiliates Meredith Fowlie, Catherine Wolfram, and Michael Greenstone.

July 2, 2015 -
Harvard Magazine

How evidence is translated into action in international development.

July 1, 2015 -
Utility Dive

The federal Weatherization Assistance Program study is not a litmus test for energy efficiency in all contexts.