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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
May 14, 2015 -
MIT News

The "Graduation model" provides a comprehensive approach to addressing the many challenges of poverty simultaneously.

May 14, 2015 -
The Boston Globe

What can be done to lift up the ultra-poor?

May 14, 2015 -
ABC News

A huge, six-nation study finds that the "Graduation" program can help the poorest of the poor.

May 14, 2015 -
The Verge

J-PAL and IPA researchers tracked 21,000 people in six countries between 2007–2014 to evaluate the "Graduation model."

May 13, 2015 -
Fundación Princesa de Asturias

The award acknowledges "her innovative and decisive contributions to development economics and the study of policies to reduce poverty."

May 13, 2015 -
Business Standard

The "targeting the ultra-poor" study saw statistically significant boosts in consumption.

May 13, 2015 -
Harvard University

Professor Palais is being recognized for her contributions in research and teaching.

May 11, 2015 -
The New York Times

A growing body of research shows the long-term benefits of social programs.

May 11, 2015 -
The Washington Post

There is a common fear that antipoverty programs will make children from high-income families worse off. But does the evidence support this?