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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
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.

July 18, 2014 -
PBS

Behavioral science is behind a host of new online applications that nudge people into making better decisions on everything from health care to saving money.

July 15, 2014 -
Foreign Affairs

Does poverty affect the way people feel, think, and act?

July 15, 2014 -
WASHfunders.org

The Dispensers for Safe Water initiative is an example of how data-driven development can translate
into projects that improve millions of peoples’ lives.

July 15, 2014 -
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/15/upshot/the-quiet-movement-to-make-government-fail-less-often.html

The White House is pushing for an expansion of randomized controlled trials to evaluate government programs.

June 24, 2014 -
American Society of Health Economists

Amy Finkelstein received the ASHEcon Medal, awarded biennially to the economist age 40 or under who has made the most significant contributions to the field of health economics.

June 12, 2014 -
Health Canal

Early childhood programs, shown to give significant, long-term cognitive and economic benefits to children in the United States, also can greatly benefit children in developing nations.