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News articles about J-PAL and our Press Releases 
February 9, 2015 -
Financial Times

The Government of India is making history with the world's largest school-based deworming program.

February 7, 2015 -
The Indian Express

J-PAL South Asia's Associate Director of Policy, Jasmine Shah, argues for evidence-based policymaking.

February 3, 2015 -
Ideas for India

J-PAL affiliate Karthik Muralidharan discusses global development and anti-poverty policies with Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist of the World Bank.

February 1, 2015 -
The Indian Express

Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee speak about their work with social sector schemes and education in India.

January 31, 2015 -
The New York Times

After a single year in the Match program, participants ended up as much as two years ahead of students in a comparison group.

January 29, 2015 -
EPIC, EPoD, J-PAL

Regulators approved the reforms after collaborating with J-PAL affiliates on a pilot experiment that showed more accurate audit reports and lower pollution emissions.

January 24, 2015 -
The Indian Express

Programs like "teaching at the right level" could improve results on next year's Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)

January 23, 2015 -
Harvard Business Review

Work from home policies can lead to improved employee performance and lower staff turnover.

January 22, 2015 -
EurekAlert!

Six new studies find small loans for underserved entrepreneurs have some benefits but are not a viable poverty alleviation tool.

January 21, 2015 -
The Indian Express

The "teaching at the right level" model is a straightforward and effective way to improve student skills in reading and math.