Celebrating 20 years of J-PAL worldwide. Explore the 2023-24 edition of "Improving Lives Through Evidence."
Our mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence. We do this through research, policy outreach, and training.
Today, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) launch the Humanitarian Protection Initiative (HPI). The core of this initiative is a research fund dedicated to generating rigorous evidence to inform policies and programs that protect conflict...
J-PAL announces new, multi-year training partnership in Cote d’Ivoire to increase use of rigorous evidence in national policies and programs
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Europe office, based at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), announced its plans to collaborate with the National School of Statistics and Applied Economics of Abidjan (ENSEA) on an ambitious capacity building effort in Côte d’Ivoire.
The private sector’s role in worker well-being, sustainability, and inclusive growth: Reflections from researchers and businesses
What is the role of the private sector in improving the lives and livelihood conditions of workers in lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs)? How can we empower LMIC-based entrepreneurs to develop successful and sustainable businesses? And what are the potential benefits for businesses from...
J-PAL affiliated researcher Paul Niehaus (UC San Diego) shares his perspective on studies of cash transfers in low- and middle-income countries and on how the United States can learn from other contexts.