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Noticias

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Video: Improving Lives Through Research with J-PAL North America

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - ThinkTech Hawaii

J-PAL North America Deputy Executive Director Mary Ann Bates talks to ThinkTech Hawaii about using rigorous data as the basis for policy decisions that will improve the quality of human life.

January 2017 Research Newsletter

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - J-PAL

Read new working papers on prepaid electricity metering in South Africa, gender disparities in the labor market in Malawi, and more.

Tax Collection and Civil Society

Monday, January 23, 2017 - Harvard Magazine

J-PAL affiliates Asim Khwaja and Ben Olken found that tax collectors in Pakistan collected much more in taxes when incentivized based on how much revenue they collected.

BISP to collaborate with MIT to strengthen evidence based policy making

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - ARY News

The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and MIT signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate and strengthen evidence based policy making. Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon...

Mobile Banking Gives a Big Boost To Kenya’s Poor

Friday, January 13, 2017 - Wall Street Journal

When Melvin Konner first visited Kenya during my travels in Africa in 1969, extreme poverty was common. The population has quadrupled, and the contrasts remain: In 2011, one in four Kenyans lived in...

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Video: Esther Duflo on "The Economist as Plumber"

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - American Economic Association

In this year's Richard T. Ely lecture at the American Economic Association Annual Meeting, J-PAL Director Esther Duflo took an in depth look at economists' role in the policy-making process. Watch...

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January 2017 Newsletter

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - J-PAL

In 2017, a continued focus on moving from evidence to action, J-PAL South Asia launches a new initiative on child health, and more.

Child gets blood tested by doctor

Innovative Approaches to Improving Child Health in India: Announcing J-PAL South Asia’s Cash Transfers for Child Health Initiative

Monday, January 9, 2017

2017 marks J-PAL South Asia’s tenth anniversary and a significant milestone in J-PAL’s work to reduce poverty through evidenced-informed policymaking.

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