Wednesday, November 1, 2017
J-PAL Policy Associate Meagan Neal discusses a randomized evaluation which found that providing a free uniform to girls in Kenya had a huge impact on their school participation.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This month's newsletter announces the blended master's degree combining online learning with a semester at MIT, shares a blog series on increasing girls' school participation, and more.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Bloomberg Businessweek covers J-PAL affiliates' research on the impact of variable pricing plans on electricity consumption during high-cost peak periods.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Learn about the latest research from J-PAL affiliates. This month the digest features new working papers on emigration, tutoring, microcredit, and more.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - LiveMint
J-PAL Deputy Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal reflects on landmark evaluations and partnerships over J-PAL South Asia's ten year history.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Financial Times
J-PAL affiliate Tavneet Suri discusses how randomized evaluations can help philantrhopists use their money most effectively.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Governing
In an op-ed in Governing Magazine, Executive Director Mary Ann Bates discusses how a new bill before Congress might create opportunities for governments at every level to learn about which social...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Hindustan Times
J-PAL South Asia Research Associate Shreoshee Mukherjee discusses the need for research to inform changes to India's work program, NREGS.
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - Hindustan Times
Research funded by J-PAL's Governance Initiative finds that playing cricket with teammates from different castes leads to more cross-caste friendships and less caste-based discrimination.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - J-PAL
Monday, November 6, 2017 - VoxDev
New technologies can drive economic development, but adoption of these technologies is often slow. Researchers investigated the role of organizational innovations in technology adoption.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - Vice
J-PAL affiliate Donald Green discusses his research on how election day festivals can improve voter turn-out.