Le secteur Santé de J-PAL a pour objectif d’encourager les comportements favorables à la santé, d’améliorer la prestation de services de soins de santé et de mieux comprendre le rôle que peut avoir la santé dans la réduction de la pauvreté. 


Woman in Living Goods uniform points at medicine bottle while mother of newborn watches


Améliorer la santé de tous, Ouganda

Objectif : étudier si un service de santé au porte à porte offrant des interventions simples peut permettre de réduire la mortalité et la morbidité de régions rurales et périurbaines d'Ouganda.


Early Childhood Stimulation

Early childhood stimulation programs implemented at home can contribute to children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development, ultimately enabling them to improve on a number of future life...

Rebecca Dizon-Ross


Rebecca Dizon-Ross

Rebecca Dizon-Ross is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Charles E. Merrill Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is a development economist with an interest...


When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass Deworming

This paper reviews well-identified research on mass school-based deworming interventions in a variety of contexts, including Kenya, Uganda, and the southern United States. The existing evidence...

Woman speaks to a nurse at a health clinic in Zambia about contraceptive options


Can We Talk in Private (About Family Planning)?

Women who received private access to vouchers for contraceptives were more likely to take up and use contraception, compared to women whose husbands were involved in the voucher program.

Installed directly at community water sources, chlorine dispensers provide a visual reminder to use chlorine and are calibrated to deliver a precise dose of chlorine solution to treat the most commonly used water transport containers.


Chlorine dispensers at community sources provide safe water in Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda

Chlorine dispensers installed at community water sources are a low-cost technology used to treat water for consumption.


Using Randomized Evaluations to Improve the Efficiency of U.S. Health Care Delivery

In this review paper, J-PAL North America Scientific Director Amy Finkelstein (MIT) and Sarah Taubman (J-PAL, MIT) suggest ways to enhance the feasibility and impact of conducting randomized...

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Joseph Doyle


Pascaline Dupas


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