Le secteur Finance de J-PAL mesure l’impact de services, produits et procédés financiers novateurs, et vise à établir dans quelle mesure l’accès aux services financiers permet de réduire la pauvreté et de stimuler le développement économique. 


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Twitter recap: J-PAL and IPA’s financial inclusion Twitter chat

On October 31, J-PAL’s Finance Sector staff and IPA’s Financial Inclusion Program staff co-hosted a Twitter chat as part of the Center for Financial Inclusion’s Financial Inclusion Week (#...

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Personalizing Information to Improve Retirement Savings in Chile

Can giving pension account holders personalized information about the financial implications of increasing their contributions, formalizing employment, and delaying retirement age help them make more...

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Rules of Thumb: Providing Timely Financial Management Advice at Scale in India

Microentrepreneurs in developing countries face complex financial management decisions. But many entrepreneurs do not have the necessary financial knowledge and skills to effectively make financial...


Government Mobile Salary Payments for Teachers in Afghanistan

Governments must pay their employees for states to function, but frequent delays and leakages of salary payments can undermine government effectiveness. In partnership with the Ministry of Education...


Comparing Cash and Voucher Transfers in a Humanitarian Context: Evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo

While cash transfers have become increasingly common in poverty alleviation programs worldwide, most humanitarian assistance still comes in the form of in-kind transfers, such as food, goods or...

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Dean Karlan


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