The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Working alongside Esther and Abhijit for more than a decade has given me immense appreciation for the brilliant yet unpretentious people they are, especially with the staff they work with.
J-PAL co-founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, with longtime J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer, were jointly awarded the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The prize was awarded “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer win Nobel prize for economics for work that has "dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice".
Researchers partnered with a local bank to learn how customers chose between two account types—an account that had been offered for many years, which carried high monthly fees but no individual transaction costs, or a new type of account that charged for each withdrawal but did not impose...
J-PAL affiliated researchers have 978 ongoing and completed randomized evaluations in 83 countries
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