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Gran parte de nuestros esfuerzos, resultados y logros son frecuentemente publicados en variados lugares del mundo en blogs, prensa escrita, podcasts y contenido en línea, entre otros.

IRS building sign

Getting Public Benefits to the People Who Need Them

Monday, July 24, 2017 - Governing

J-PAL North America Executive Director Quentin Palfrey discusses research on how to improve take-up of the Earned Income Tax Credit in the United States.

Students working at computers

Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - The Economist

The Economist cites research by J-PAL affiliates in a discussion of educational technology interventions.

Students working together on a laptop.

Technology is transforming what happens when a child goes to school

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - The Economist

How can we use technology to close inequalities in education? “There are not many other interventions with credible evidence showing these kinds of effects,” says Phil Oreopoulos (University of...

A sloping landscape in western Uganda

A super-simple strategy may be key to fighting climate change

Friday, July 21, 2017 - PRI

J-PAL affiliate Seema Jayachandran discusses her research on the effectiveness of cash payments to landowners to prevent deforestation in Uganda.

Forest in Uganda

Should we pay people not to cut down trees?

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Christian Science Monitor

Paying landowners in Uganda to leave trees on their property alone was a cost-effective way to prevent deforestation.

Man walks through forested area carrying water

Stopping deforestation might be easier than we thought

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Popular Science

J-PAL affiliate Seema Jayachandran discusses how Ugandan farmers face trade-offs between keeping their trees or sending their children to school.

An animated teacher delivering a lesson

How to make government officers more efficient

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Hindustan Times

Policy Manager Vishnu Padmanabhan summarizes research from J-PAL affiliates on improving the productivity of government workers by changing recruitment processes, implementing incentives, and...

People walking through dense vegetation

Want to protect forests in poor nations? Pay landowners not to cut, study says

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Reuters

Deforestation dropped by more than half in Ugandan villages where land owners were paid about $28 per hectare each year if they preserved their trees, according to a study from J-PAL affiliated...

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