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Actualités

Parcourez les articles de presse, médias en ligne, blogs, podcasts et vidéos sur notre travail et la recherche de nos affiliés, ainsi que nos communiqués et lettres d'information, par année. Nous invitons les médias à nous contacter par courriel

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Getting Public Benefits to the People Who Need Them

Monday, July 24, 2017 - Governing

J-PAL North America Executive Director Quentin Palfrey discusses research on how to encourage low-income Americans to claim their tax credits.

Students working together on a laptop.

Technology is transforming what happens when a child goes to school

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - The Economist

In this discussion of edtech, The Economist discusses a forthcoming paper by J-PAL affiliate Philip Oreopoulos and Andre Nickow reviewing randomized evaluations of edtech interventions.

Students working at computers

Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - The Economist

The Economist cites research by J-PAL affiliates in a discussion of educational technology interventions.

Forest in Uganda

Should we pay people not to cut down trees?

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Christian Science Monitor

Paying landowners in Uganda to leave trees on their property alone was a cost-effective way to prevent deforestation.

Man walks through forested area carrying water

Stopping deforestation might be easier than we thought

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Popular Science

J-PAL affiliate Seema Jayachandran discusses how Ugandan farmers face trade-offs between keeping their trees or sending their children to school.

An animated teacher delivering a lesson

How to make government officers more efficient

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Hindustan Times

Policy Manager Vishnu Padmanabhan summarizes research from J-PAL affiliates on improving the productivity of government workers by changing recruitment processes, implementing incentives, and...

A sloping landscape in western Uganda

A super-simple strategy may be key to fighting climate change

Friday, July 21, 2017 - PRI

J-PAL affiliate Seema Jayachandran discusses her research on the effectiveness of cash payments to landowners to prevent deforestation in Uganda.

Monkey sits in a jackfruit tree

Is It A Good Idea To Pay Villagers Not To Chop Down Trees?

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - NPR

A new paper in Science by J-PAL affiliates suggests that paying villagers in Uganda to not cut down their trees just over halved the deforestation rate.

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