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Scaling up an evaluated pilot

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Innovate, test, scale: Replicating and expanding a successful evaluated pilot to similar contexts.

Case Studies

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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... Read More
Kenya’s National School-Based Deworming Programme rolls out in Kwale province, Kenya.

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. La evidencia de su estudio ha ayudado a informar el debate y ha contribuido a expandir... Read More
Indonesians participate in their community block grants meetings and decision-making process as part of Generasi, 2007

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... Read More
Improving take-up of tax benefits in the United States

Simplified reminders to increase take-up of tax credits

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 messaging on notification letters that simply and prominently displayed potential benefits. Read More
Improving third-party pollution audits in Gujarat

Strengthening third-party audits to reduce pollution

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

Information and enforcement to reduce overfishing

Evidence from a randomized evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis led the Chilean government to expand a consumer information campaign to protect at-risk marine species. Read More
Improving learning through intensive individualized tutoring in the US

Individualized tutoring to improve learning

Saga Education’s intensive math tutoring program has been shown to improve academic outcomes and has now reached 2,500 students in the United States. Read More

Parental engagement to improve children's schooling

The French Ministry of Education has expanded a parental involvement program to all public schools in the country on a voluntary basis. Read More
Three people stand at corrugated tin stand advertising mobile services in a field in Kenya

Giving directly to support poor households

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
TNP2K commercial about the social protection identification card.

Targeted information to improve social assistance

Government scale-up improves access to targeted social programs for 65.67 million people. Read More
Installed directly at community water sources, chlorine dispensers provide a visual reminder to use chlorine and are calibrated to deliver a precise dose of chlorine solution to treat the most commonly used water transport containers.

Dispensadores de Cloro para Purificar el Agua

Las investigaciones de los afiliados de J-PAL Michael Kremer, Edward Miguel y Sendhil Mullainathan, junto a Clair Null, Jessica Leino y Alix Zwane, han demostrado que un sistema de purificación de agua que usa cloro en el punto de recolección de agua, combinado con promoción comunitaria, puede... Read More
Police training improves public perception and police morale.

Capacitación de la Policía

La investigación realizada por los afiliados J-PAL Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo y Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, junto con Daniel Keniston, ha demostrado que capacitar a los oficiales de policía en destrezas de desarrollo de la personalidad y técnicas científicas de investigación puede mejorar... Read More