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J-PAL and its partner organizations recruit for hundreds of positions on a regular basis. Positions may be located at universities, research centers, and non-profit organizations connected to the work of our affiliated professors and partners around the world. They are available in field research, project management, and data analysis, as well as policy outreach, training, and finance & administration.

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United States of America (the)
Who We Are The University of Michigan seeks a Research Area Specialist Associate to become an active member of the Youth Policy Lab (YPL). The Youth Policy Lab’s mission is to help community and government agencies make better decisions by measuring what really works. We’re data experts who believe...
India
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) seeks qualified applicants for positions as Research Associates for projects on agriculture, education, environment, finance, health, labor, and governance in locations around the world. The projects study a variety of topics within the previously...
Indonesia
Project Description The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is globally headquartered within the Economics Department at MIT. J-PAL Southeast Asia (J-PAL SEA) is one of six independent regional offices based around the world hosted at local universities. J-PAL is a pioneer of using...
Mexico
Crime, violence, and a weak rule of law jointly present some of the most pressing issues for Latin America. They affect citizen behavior and relations at every level of society, so these shortcomings impose a significant cost on the economy and constitute a severe threat to economic development...
India
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) J-PAL was established in 2003 as a research center at the Economics Department at MIT. Since then, it has grown into a global network of researchers who use randomized evaluations to answer critical policy questions in the fight against poverty. J-...
South Africa
J-PAL Africa seeks a Cape Town-based Research Associate to manage a project that will answer questions related to the impact of subsidised utility services on poor households, and optimal designs for such programs. The project is led by Kelsey Jack (Associate Professor, University of California...
Sierra Leone
Project Summary: Fiscal capacity is essential for the provision of public goods and sustained economic growth. But citizens may be reluctant to pay taxes, especially in countries that have a history of poor governance and mismanaged public service delivery. In the context of a city-wide tax reform...