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Programas a Escala

J-PAL trabaja con gobiernos, ONGs, organizaciones de desarrollo y donantes para expandir programas cuya efectividad ha sido comprobada por evaluaciones experimentales. A la fecha, más de 202.72 millones de personas han sido beneficiadas por programas evaluados por afiliados de J-PAL y expandidos en diferentes partes del mundo.

Stack of resumes

Mercado Laboral

Assessing the unintended effects of anonymous resumes in France

The French government abandoned a policy that would have required firms to make recruitment decisions based on anonymized resumes after research showed that a voluntary, pilot scheme actually harmed minority applicants’ employment chances. Read More

Salud

Realizing the limits of technological solutions for monitoring health provider attendance in Karnataka

Based on evidence that biometric monitoring technology did not increase doctor’s attendance at primary health centers, the government of Karnataka decided to end the program, saving taxpayers millions of dollars. Read More
Improving learning through intensive individualized tutoring in the US

Educación

Improving learning through intensive individualized tutoring in the United States

SAGA Innovations’s intensive math tutoring program has been shown to improve academic outcomes and has now reached 2,500 disadvantaged students in the United States. Read More
Improving take-up of tax benefits in the United States

Economía Política y Gobernabilidad, Finanzas

Improving take-up of tax benefits in the United States

Following an evaluation in California testing variations of reminder letters to low-income households to increase take-up of tax credits, the US tax agency scaled up nationally the use of reminders that simply and prominently displayed potential benefits. Read More
Building a government innovation lab to improve education in Peru

Educación

Building a government innovation lab to improve education in Peru

With support from J-PAL and IPA, the Ministry of Education in Peru created a dedicated unit to identify, test, and scale low-cost interventions to improve educational outcomes. Read More
Three people stand at corrugated tin stand advertising mobile services in a field in Kenya

Finanzas

Investing directly in poor families using unconditional cash transfers

GiveDirectly has expanded its cash transfer program, which was found in a randomized evaluation to have improved economic and psychological well-being in Kenya, to reach over 60,000 households in rural Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda since 2013. Read More
Three women engage in manual labor

Economía Política y Gobernabilidad

Reforming fund flows to improve social program delivery in India

Central and State governments in India have adopted a financial reform to enhance public service delivery informed by evidence. Read More
Smiling woman in a sari with two cows and a goat

Finanzas

Building sustainable livelihoods for the ultra-poor

A multifaceted livelihood program has reached and improved the standard of living for more than 640,000 women in Bangladesh and India following randomized evaluations by J-PAL affiliates. Read More
Parents engaged in a group meeting

Educación

Engaging parents to help their children succeed at school in France

The French Ministry of Education has expanded a parental involvement program to all public schools in the country on a voluntary basis. Read More
Improving third-party pollution audits in Gujarat

Medio Ambiente y Energía

Improving third-party pollution audits in Gujarat

Evidence from a randomized evaluation informed the scale-up of a pollution audit policy in Gujarat, India. Read More

Economía Política y Gobernabilidad

Using identification cards to improve national social assistance in Indonesia

Government scale-up improves access to targeted social programs for 65.67 million people. Read More
Indonesians participate in their community block grants meetings and decision-making process as part of Generasi, 2007

Economía Política y Gobernabilidad, Salud

Generasi: Subvenciones en Bloque

Estudios del afiliado de J-PAL Ben Olken junto a Junko Onishi y Susan Wong, han demostrado que subvenciones en bloque a comunidades vinculadas a rendimiento son más efectivas en mejorar la salud de madres y niños que subvenciones sin incentivos. Motivados por los resultados de la evaluación, el Gobierno de Indonesia decidió entregar exclusivamente subvenciones con incentivos y aumentó su Read More
Woman receives a free insecticide-treated bednet at a health clinic in Kakagena County, Kenya.

Salud

Mosquiteros con Insecticida Gratuitos

La investigación realizada por la afiliada J-PAL Pascaline Dupas junto con Jessica Cohen ha demostrado que cobrar incluso precios muy pequeños por productos para la salud como las mallas tratadas con insecticida (ITNs) reduce significativamente la demanda. Read More
Kenya’s National School-Based Deworming Programme rolls out in Kwale province, Kenya.

Educación, Salud

Desparasitación Escolar

La investigación realizada por Michael Kremer y Edward Miguel, afiliados de J-PAL, ha demostrado que la desparasitación en las escuelas es uno de los métodos más rentables para mejorar la participación escolar. Read More
Classroom, India

Educación

Remedial education

La investigación de los afiliados J-PAL ha demostrado que la entrega de tutoría remedial a niños que se encuentran académicamente retrasados puede mejorar los resultados del aprendizaje. La evidencia de su estudio ha contribuido a extender  el programa Read India de la ONG Pratham en 19 estados, llegando a 33 millones de niños. Read More