Thursday, December 28, 2017
NPR covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on providing low-cost loans to rural farmers Bangladesh to cover temporary migration to urban areas during times of famine.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
In the first newsletter of 2018, J-PAL South Asia looks back on ten years of research and policy as the organization at large looks forward to a new executive director and affiliated professors.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
J-PAL affiliates and coauthors found that Egyptian rug manufacturers who were contacted about exporting their product increased their profits by up to 26%.
Friday, December 29, 2017
Catch up on the latest research from J-PAL affiliates, on topics from delivering food subsidies in Indonesia to increasing Norwegian students’ perseverance in math.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - Dhaka Tribune
Research by affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak found that No Lean Season, a program that disburses interest-free loans to rural families in Bangladesh so their major earner can migrate to areas with regular...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - J-PAL
Friday, January 5, 2018 - MIT News
Learners from the MITx Data, Economics, and Development Policy MicroMasters, co-designed by J-PAL, will be able to earn master's credits at the American University in Cairo.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - Bloomberg
Bloomberg discusses research on increasing mobility, citing studies by J-PAL affiliates on the Moving to Opportunity program in the United States and a program facilitating seasonal migration in...
Friday, December 29, 2017 - New York Times
J-PAL affiliate Seema Jayachandran discusses novel solutions to conservation, including her research on paying farmers in Uganda to conserve trees on their land.
Friday, December 29, 2017 - J-PAL
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - NPR
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - The Washington Post
The Washington Post discusses the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, co-authored by J-PAL affiliates, which found that access to health insurance increased emergency room visits.