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The ILO and J-PAL are collaborating to offer a five-day course on evaluating social programs, October 18-22 at the American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt.

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Flood-tolerant rice reduced risk for smallholder farmers in Odisha, India and encouraged additional investment in their farms, resulting in substantially increased yields in both flood and non-flood years.

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Thanks to a generous grant by the Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives, J-PAL will launch a Government Partnership Initiative to expand its work with governments and researchers.

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An intensive counseling program for job seekers at risk of long-term unemployment in France helped them find work sooner than the standard low-intensity counseling program.

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A new six-country study, published in Science, demonstrates that a comprehensive approach for the ultra-poor, those living on less than $1.25 a day, boosted livelihoods, income, and health.

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J-PAL's mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence.

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Running Randomized Evaluations

A practical guide to running randomized evaluations from J-PAL's Executive Director Rachel Glennerster and Kudzai Takavarasha

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News

September 1 - PBS NewsHour

Raj Chetty discusses evidence that moving children out of low-income neighborhoods can improve their...

August 24 - Fair Observer

India needs better implementation of its environmental laws to improve its air quality, argues J-PAL...