Wednesday, February 7, 2018
How does J-PAL support governments in using evidence to drive innovation and increase effectiveness? Find out how and read more stories in our newsletter.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Bandhan-Konnagar's multifaceted Graduation Program has been evaluated by J-PAL affiliates and found to be effective at providing pathways for the poorest to graduate out of extreme poverty.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Discover new research by J-PAL affiliates on diffusion of agricultural information in Mali, increasing community college completion rates in the United States, and more.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
J-PAL Director Esther Duflo discusses the importance of economists engaging with the logistics how policies are implemented rather than just what the policy is.
Friday, February 16, 2018 - LiveMint
Research by J-PAL affiliates found that improvements to the method for transferring public benefits in India reduced program expenditure by 24%.
Friday, February 16, 2018 - Financial Express
J-PAL affiliated researchers will estimate the impact of direct benefit transfers on farmers' power use in Punjab.
Friday, February 16, 2018 - MIT Spectrum
J-PAL's Government Partnership Initiative helps governments evaluate policies, scale up successful ones, and build an internal culture of evidence-informed decision making.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - The Indian Express
J-PAL affiliates will evaluate the impact of a program by the Punjab government that incentivises efficient tubewell power use and checks groundwater depletion.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Chicago Booth Review
A discussion of the US tax code cites evidence by J-PAL affiliate Day Manoli which found that mailing a notice with a simplified worksheet significantly boosted take-up of the Earned Income Tax...
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - India Today
J-PAL South Asia and affiliated researchers will evaluate the impact of replacing subsidized power for farmers with a direct benefit transfer system.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - J-PAL
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - IDR Online