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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
June 12, 2015 -

Chris Blattman presents his research on reducing crime and violence in Liberia.

June 9, 2015 -
MIT News

Incarcerated teenagers are less likely to graduate high school, and more likely to end up in prison as adults.

June 5, 2015 -
MIT Spectrum

A study on improved rice varieties shows how agricultural technology can impact childhood nutrition.

June 5, 2015 -
The Wall Street Journal

How researchers are using randomized controlled trials to make antipoverty policies more effective.

June 5, 2015 -
Center for Effective Global Action

Esther Duflo and Dean Karlan present evidence on the ultrapoor Graduation program.

June 4, 2015 -
J-PAL

Thanks to a generous grant by the Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives, J-PAL created the Government Partnership Initiative to expand its work with governments and researchers.

June 4, 2015 -
CBS News

J-PAL affiliate Raj Chetty discusses rates of social mobility in the US.

June 4, 2015 -
FiveThirtyEight

The "Becoming a Man" program teaches impulse control and coping skills to teens.

June 3, 2015 -
The Washington Post

Teens in the "Becoming a Man" program performed better in school and had fewer arrests.

June 3, 2015 -
The New York Times

The "Moving to Opportunity" study is one of many that can show us effective ways to intervene in the lives of the poor.