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February 2017 Research Newsletter

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - J-PAL

Learn about new research from J-PAL affiliates on HIV prevention in Cameroon, sanitation in Indonesia, and more.

Technoskeptics pay heed: A computer-assisted learning program that delivers learning results

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - World Bank's Development Impact Blog

Research in India by J-PAL affiliate Karthik Muralidharan and co-authors suggests that a computer-assisted learning software can lead to large gains in student's scores in math and Hindi. Read...

What If Every Struggling Student Had a Tutor? It Won’t Be Cheap, but It Might Be Worth It

Monday, February 13, 2017 - The 74

Research by J-PAL affiliates Jonathan Guryan, Roland Fryer and others suggests that providing tutors for struggling students could be the most cost-effective way to boost achievement.

Man in suit speaks at podium in front of J-PAL North America banner

Government leaders gather at MIT to advance evidence-based policymaking

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - MIT News

J-PAL North America brought together state and local policymakers with leading researchers to share experiences overcoming challenges to evaluating government programs.

No ATM fees: How ROSCAs use social networks and trust to help people save money

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - Northwestern Now

Lori Beaman discusses her evaluation of a ROSCA in Mali, showing that the association helped improve food security during the period when food stocks are typically lowest.

February 2017 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - J-PAL

J-PAL Director Esther Duflo underlines the importance of implementation details, 7,000 learners begin working toward the new online MicroMaster's degree, and more.

Two drawers pulled open from a card catalog

Cheaper, faster randomized evaluations: Administrative data catalog released by J-PAL North America

Monday, February 6, 2017 - J-PAL

Hospitals, governments, school systems, and many other institutions gather a wealth of data on individuals for operational purposes. J-PAL North America recently launched a catalog of administrative...

The Economist as Plumber: J-PAL at the American Economic Association Annual Meeting

Monday, February 6, 2017 - J-PAL

Are economists more like scientists or plumbers? In some cases, the answer is both. When partnering with governments to design new policies and programs, J-PAL Director Esther Duflo contends that...