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Bajo la orientación de miembros de la Junta Directiva, los sectores de J-PAL proveen liderazgo intelectual para el trabajo de investigación y de políticas de J-PAL.

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Are Rainwater Harvesting Techniques Profitable for Small-Scale Farmers? The Adoption and Impact of RWH Techniques in Niger

Due to climate change, rainfall is becoming scarcer and less reliable in many parts of the world, jeopardizing the agricultural income of already vulnerable populations. Technologies that facilitate...


Reducing Crime with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy helped young urban men in Liberia and the United States become more focused on the future, reducing criminal and violent behavior and increasing graduation rates when...

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Charter Schools

The impacts of attending charter schools have varied. Those with the most positive impacts have adopted a “No Excuses” approach and have tended to be in urban areas where the traditional public...

A sloping landscape in western Uganda


Comprobando la Efectividad de Pagos por Servicios de Ecosistemas en Uganda

¿Pueden los pagos condicionados incentivar a los terratenientes a proteger sus bosques privados en Uganda occidental?


The Impact of a Formal Savings Intervention in Sri Lanka

Researchers conducted a randomized evaluation to test the impact of a deposit collection service on the amount of savings and the source of those savings. In a follow-up evaluation, researchers...


Early Childhood Stimulation

Early childhood stimulation programs implemented at home can contribute to children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development, ultimately enabling them to improve on a number of future life...

A factory worker poses in Kenya.


Entrega de Vales para Educación Vocacional y Rendimiento del Mercado Laboral en Kenia

¿Cuáles son los impactos de la educación vocacional en los mercados laborales, patrones de inmigración y resultados de salud y fertilidad en Kenia?

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Fund-flow reforms for improved social program delivery in India

Central and State governments in India have adopted a financial reform to enhance public service delivery informed by evidence.