Finance

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. 
    
News

Lessons from GST for eliminating the Rs1 trillion lying around as float

Research by J-PAL affiliates found that improvements to the method for transferring public benefits in India reduced program expenditure by 24%.

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News

Why Is It So Hard to Talk about Money?

J-PAL affiliate Dina Pomeranz and coauthors found that peer groups helped Chilean micro-entrepreneurs save more.

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News

12-year study looks at effects of universal basic income

J-PAL affiliates and coauthors are launching a randomized evaluation of universal basic income in Kenya.

Evaluation

Graduating Microenterprises to Larger Loans in Egypt

Previous research found that microcredit does not substantially improve borrowers’ income or social well-being, but less evidence exists on the impact of larger loans.

Sector Chairs

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Chair, Finance

Member, Executive Committee

Professor of Economics and Finance

Northwestern University

Sector Contacts

Policy Associate, J-PAL Global