Our mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence. We do this through research, policy outreach, and training.
J-PAL expands evidence-to-policy government partnerships to fight poverty worldwide in collaboration with Community Jameel, Co-Impact
In August, we announced a significant expansion of our efforts to forge evidence-to-policy partnerships with innovative-minded governments seeking to use rigorous research to inform their social policies and programs.
J-PAL North America talked with Project Manager Shawn Watts of Shasta County Superior Court, who shared the Court’s takeaways from the process of designing a randomized evaluation through the State and Local Evaluation Incubator.
Transparent and accessible data: J-PAL alumna collaborated on an innovative approach with the Chilean government and researchers
Transparent and accessible data can be vital for researchers in the development of evidence-informed policies. In Chile, the State opened a door for researchers to access local transparent data to work together to answer key questions. Amanda Dawes, a J-PAL Latin America and the Caribbean alumna...
Lessons from gender-sensitive police reform in India: A Q&A with Sandip Sukhtankar on his new paper in Science
J-PAL affiliate Sandip Sukhtankar shares learnings, policy insights, and scaling plans related to a large-scale evaluation of gender-sensitive police reforms in Madhya Pradesh, India, published in July 2022 in Science.