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How can insights from rigorous evidence inform policymaking in the Western Balkans?

This post highlights how rigorous impact evaluations can contribute to this broader reflection, including by examining interventions from neighboring countries outside the region facing similar challenges, such as migrant and refugee inclusion in Bulgaria and Turkey.
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Reforming Indonesia’s largest food assistance program: From Rastra to BPNT

J-PAL Southeast Asia hosted a webinar to disseminate the preliminary findings from a study on the long-awaited transition from Beras Sejahtera or Rastra (previously known as Raskin), Indonesia’s largest food assistance program which covered 15.5 million beneficiaries, to non-cash food assistance or...
Poll workers wear personal protective gear outside of election sites in Indonesia in 2020.

Generating evidence-based insights for good governance during and after Covid-19

How to achieve good governance—as measured by accountability, government effectiveness, and control of corruption—is a question that has been at the heart of J-PAL’s Governance Initiative (GI) since its inception in 2011. In response, GI funds rigorous experimental research projects tackling a...
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The role of administrative data in improving social protection programs: A success story from Indonesia

Read about a collaboration between the Government of Indonesia and researchers to use government administrative data to evaluate some of the largest social programs in the country.
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Growth is not enough

With an abundance of important and sometimes surprising findings from studies of socioeconomic interventions in recent decades, it is clear that development in the absence of evidence-based policymaking is a fool's errand. The small details matter as much as—and sometimes more than—the economic big...
Eine Erzieherin beschäftigt sich mit einem Kind im Rahmen eines frühkindlichen Programms in Frankreich.

Sozialpolitische Maßnahmen in Europa im Test: Was können wir lernen?

Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler des J-PAL Netzwerks haben bisher über 80 laufende oder abgeschlossene randomisierte Evaluationen sozialpolitischer Maßnahmen, mit besonderem Fokus auf Bildung und Arbeitsmärkte, in 20 europäischen Ländern durchgeführt. Im Folgenden stellen wir eine...
Session d’accompagnement à Paris (France).

Évaluations rigoureuses des politiques sociales en Europe: quelles leçons en tirer?

Les chercheurs affiliés au réseau J-PAL ont mené plus de 80 études randomisées pour évaluer l’impact de programmes et politiques sociales dans vingt pays européens, en particulier dans les domaines de l’éducation et de l'emploi. Une synthèse des résultats de ces évaluations, ainsi que les pistes de...
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Cosa abbiamo imparato fino ad oggi grazie a valutazioni rigorose di impatto di politiche sociali in Europa

I ricercatori della rete di J-PAL hanno condotto più di 80 studi randomizzati di progetti e politiche sociali in 20 paesi europei, di cui 5 in Italia, in particolare nei campi dell’educazione e del mercato del lavoro. J-PAL Europe ha pubblicato un riassunto dei risultati principali di questa ricerca...