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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
August 17, 2014 -
The World Bank

Saving is possible even for the very poor, but what makes it so difficult?

August 8, 2014 -
The New York Times

Seema Jayachandran and Rohini Pande examine why stunting rates are so high in India.

August 8, 2014 -
The Times of India

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu announced a partnership with J-PAL to assess the efficacy of state government programs.

August 6, 2014 -
Harvard Buisness School Working Knowledge

Nava Ashraf explains why it makes sense for field researchers to coproduce knowledge with the people they study and serve.

August 6, 2014 -
IGC

Abhijit Banerjee discusses the emerging economic and social challenges in India.

August 1, 2014 -
Slate

The author makes a case for not trusting observational studies that make claims they can’t possibly prove.

July 28, 2014 -
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Why both nonprofits and academics should focus on scale and impact.

July 22, 2014 -
The Nation (Malawi)

Highlights from J-PAL Africa's executive education training course, held in Malawi.

July 21, 2014 -
Chicago Tribune

The University of Chicago's "Becoming a Man" (BAM) program has received additional federal funding.

July 21, 2014 -
The Jobs Knowledge Platform

J-PAL affiliate Kelsey Jack discusses what can be done to help poor farmers gain access to credit.