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May 2021 Newsletter

Read about what J-PAL is doing to improve diversity and equity in our workplace and in the field of economics, how J-PAL alumni are working in governments to promote evidence-informed policymaking, ways to address poverty alleviation relating to climate change, and more in the May 2021 Newsletter.

Jobless Benefits Don’t Make People ‘Lazy,’ Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo Says

In an interview with the New York Times, J-PAL co-founder and Nobel laureate Esther Duflo explains that the desire to do meaningful work and be respected for it is more dominant than financial incentives.

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee presents ‘Good economics for hard times’

In an online lecture co-hosted by J-PAL Africa, J-PAL director and co-founder Abhijit Banerjee introduces his most recent book, 'Good Economics for Hard Times'.

Can doubling down on basic skills rescue left-behind children?

Many educators want more focus on literacy and numeracy. The Financial Times features Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) as a strategy in the debates around improving education.

A Breath of Fresh Air

J-PAL affiliated professor Nicholas Ryan, along with J-PAL's King Climate Action Initiative (K-CAI), are working with environmental regulators in Gujarat to measure the impact of cap-and-trade emission reduction strategies in India.

How politics is shaping Biden’s infrastructure proposal

The White House makes compromises in the implementation of their new climate-focused infrastructure policy, reflecting how political pragmatism is shaping the new administration’s governing style. While the White House's infrastructure plan is politically popular, they may have to sacrifice cost...

April 2021 Newsletter

J-PAL and MIT Economics look into potential barriers to higher education in the MicroMasters program in Data, Economics, and Development Policy as they welcome the second cohort of DEDP master's students to campus. Read about this, ways to address Covid-19 learning gaps, using evidence to promote...

Nasser Social Bank signs a memorandum of understanding with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa

The Nasser Social Bank and J-PAL MENA signed a memorandum of understanding at the American University in Cairo to design and implement impact evaluations and advance evidence-informed decision making. Full article in Arabic.