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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
September 10, 2014 -
New York Times

Diplomats are facing a “100 times good” temptation as they work to establish new United Nations global objectives for development, known as Sustainable Development Goals, that will help set an overarching narrative for the world’s progress for the next 15 years.

September 9, 2014 -
The Guardian

Results from a study by J-PAL affiliate Michael Callen suggest that tests could help screen for unmotivated public servants.

September 5, 2014 -
CNBC Africa

Rachel Glennerster discusses the economic impact of Ebola on Sierra Leone's food and market prices.

August 31, 2014 -
The Hindu

The CBSE’s system needs a “thorough review,” according to an evaluation by J-PAL and the Government of Haryana.

August 28, 2014 -
International Business Times

Five J-PAL affiliates have been named on the IMF's list of "25 Brightest Young Economists."

August 25, 2014 -
Livemint

Government schools in Bihar group children by level of learning instead of age to improve outcomes.

August 21, 2014 -
WNPR News

Researchers discuss the psychology of poverty and what’s being done to combat its stresses.

August 17, 2014 -
Skoll World Forum

Well-designed randomized evaluations can help us to understand the complexity of real-world problems.

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.