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Pandemic provides unprecedented opportunities to take justice online

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Labor courts in Mexico and many other low- and middle-income countries often provide low quality services. Since 2015, we have partnered with the Mexico City Labor Court, one of the largest courts dealing with firing cases in Latin America, to innovate in improving the court’s functioning.
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Amanda Dawes Ibáñez, J-PAL ‘14, is at the nexus of research and policy design

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In this installment of our Alumni Spotlight series, we caught up with Amanda Dawes Ibáñez, a former senior research manager at J-PAL Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC). Amanda joined J-PAL LAC during its earliest years and led the development of many foundational research partnerships and projects...

Measuring the impact of information on mayors' policy decisions: Evidence from Brazil

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  • Jonas Hjort
  • Diana Moreira
  • Juan Francisco Santini
Creating a culture of evidence use in Latin America | J-PAL report

New J-PAL Report: Creating a Culture of Evidence Use in Latin America

Our new J-PAL report, “Creating a Culture of Evidence Use: Lessons from J-PAL’s Government Partnerships in Latin America,” sheds light on the many paths from evidence to improved policy in government.