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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
November 27, 2014 -
The New York Times

On the success of village-based savings groups in Africa.

November 21, 2014 -
The New York Times

Randomized evaluations are increasingly being used to find new approaches to health delivery.

November 21, 2014 -
The New York Times

The Oregon Health Study upended a lot of conventional thinking about health insurance. The study made use of a 2008 state lottery that randomly assigned some low-income Oregon residents to get insurance from Medicaid and others to remain uninsured. Then it followed them for two years to see what happened.

November 19, 2014 -
The Hindu

Five projects have been identified for evaluation in Tamil Nadu, with more to follow.

November 13, 2014 -
Infosys Science Foundation

The prize recognizes her "pioneering and prodigious contributions to development economics."

November 10, 2014 -
Deutsche Welle

An interview with Abhijit Banerjee on finding specific solutions to specific problems in poverty.

November 3, 2014 -
The Washington Post

J-PAL affiliate Donald Green on the effectiveness of using social pressure to encourage voter participation.

October 29, 2014 -
MIT News

Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel will receive an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

October 23, 2014 -
MIT Spectrum

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

October 23, 2014 -
The New York Times

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