Wednesday, August 9, 2017
J-PAL Executive Director Rachel Glennerster discusses how distance, cost, health, and misperceptions pose a barrier to girls' education.
Dive into J-PAL affiliates' research in education in this issue of the newsletter. Read up on the research on school enrollment and attendance, and more.
Monday, August 7, 2017
NPR profiles two families in Kenya who receive cash transfers from GiveDirectly. J-PAL affiliates plan to implement a randomized evaluation of this program.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Read new working papers from J-PAL affiliates on grain storage in Kenya, cash versus in-kind transfers in Mexico, and more.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - Project Syndicate
This opinion piece cites evidence from J-PAL affiliates on providing incentives to delay child marriage in Bangladesh.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - J-PAL
Read up on the latest research from J-PAL affiliates on topics from public-private partnerships for education to rainfall index insurance.
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - The Indian Express
J-PAL affiliates plan to pilot an evaluation of interventions to improve police efficiency in the Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - THE Journal
THE Journal summarizes findings for J-PAL affiliate and staff co-authored literature review of education technology.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - The 74 Million
J-PAL affiliate Phil Oreopoulos discusses his co-authored literature review of education technology interventions with education news site The 74 Million.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - NPR
NPR discusses the ethics of J-PAL affiliates' randomized evaluation of unconditional cash transfers in Kenya.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) announced today that Rachel Glennerster, Executive Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), has been appointed Chief...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - J-PAL
Catch up on evidence from the J-PAL network with a new literature review on education technology and a new policy publication on biometric smartcards.