Nuestra misión es reducir la pobreza y mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas, creando y difundiendo evidencia rigurosa sobre qué políticas públicas y programas sociales realmente funcionan. Esto lo hacemos a través de investigación, incidencia en política pública y capacitación.

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J-PAL and MIT’s Master of Applied Science in Data, Economics, and Design of Policy program adds a Public Policy Track

This expansion adds a new Public Policy Track to complement the existing International Development Track, opening up new avenues for student learning and research. Designed to tackle poverty alleviation and other pressing policy challenges in the United States and other high-income countries, the curriculum of the new track spans a diverse set of issues, from domestic concerns like minimum wage and consumer welfare to global matters including trade, climate change, and immigration. 
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Building research partnerships to address wildfire risk in Jackson County, Oregon

Deputy Director of the Western Fire Chiefs Association Chief Bob Horton and researchers Judson Boomhower (UC San Diego) and Patrick Baylis (University of British Columbia) discuss their research partnership to evaluate a program encouraging households to take up wildfire prevention practices.

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African Scholar Spotlight: Toyin Samuel Olowogbon

This post is part of our ongoing series showcasing the work and perspectives of economists from the African continent who are leading randomized evaluations. This post features Toyin Samuel Olowogbon, an agricultural economist at the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Empowerment and a postdoctoral...

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J-PAL expands efforts to promote corporate sustainability and social impact partnerships

After 20 years of evidence generation and synthesis delivered in partnership with cross-sector stakeholders, in the next decade, J-PAL is accelerating our work to bring evidence-based strategies to drive corporate sustainability and social impact.