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Scaling up an evaluated pilot

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Innovate, test, scale: Replicating and expanding a successful evaluated pilot to similar contexts.

Case Studies

Improving learning through intensive individualized tutoring in the US

Individualized tutoring to improve learning

Saga Education’s intensive math tutoring program has been shown to improve academic outcomes and has now reached 2,500 students in the United States. Read More
Kenya’s National School-Based Deworming Programme rolls out in Kwale province, Kenya.

Déparasitage à l’école

Un partenariat entre le State School Health Coordination Committee de l’Etat indien du Bihar (SSHCC) et l’initiative Deworm the World (DtW) s'est traduit par l’un des plus grands programmes de déparasitage scolaire jamais mis en œuvre. Vous pouvez lire ici le communiqué de presse de DtW. Plus d’... Read More
TaRL activities taking place in a classroom in Gujarat, India

Soutien scolaire

Une recherche menée par des chercheurs affiliés à J-PAL a montré que le soutien scolaire apporté aux élèves en difficulté peut améliorer leur apprentissage. Les résultats de cette étude ont contribué à la généralisation du programme « Read India », mis en œuvre par l’ONG Pratham, dans 19... Read More

Parental engagement to improve children's schooling

The French Ministry of Education has expanded a parental involvement program to all public schools in the country on a voluntary basis. Read More
Improving third-party pollution audits in Gujarat

Strengthening third-party audits to reduce pollution

Evidence from a randomized evaluation informed the scale-up of a pollution audit policy in Gujarat, India. Read More
Three people stand at corrugated tin stand advertising mobile services in a field in Kenya

Giving directly to support poor households

GiveDirectly has expanded its cash transfer program, which was found in a randomized evaluation to have improved economic and psychological well-being in Kenya, to reach over 60,000 households in rural Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda since 2013. Read More
TNP2K commercial about the social protection identification card.

Targeted information to improve social assistance

Government scale-up improves access to targeted social programs for 65.67 million people. Read More
Fishing boat in Chile

Information and enforcement to reduce overfishing

Evidence from a randomized evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis led the Chilean government to expand a consumer information campaign to protect at-risk marine species. Read More
Improving take-up of tax benefits in the United States

Simplified reminders to increase take-up of tax credits

Following an evaluation in California testing variations of reminder letters to low-income households to increase take-up of tax credits, the US tax agency scaled up nationally the use of messaging on notification letters that simply and prominently displayed potential benefits. Read More
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.

Community chlorine dispensers for better health

Innovative safe drinking water technology has reached 4 million people in Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda. Read More
Indonesians participate in their community block grants meetings and decision-making process as part of Generasi, 2007

Incentivized community grants for aid effectiveness

Enabling communities to allocate funds to social programs and services that best meet their needs could more effectively reach the neediest individuals and avoid wasteful spending. Read More
Police training improves public perception and police morale.

Former la police

Cette recherche menée par Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, chercheurs J-PAL, et par Daniel Keniston, a montré que former les officiers de police sur des savoirs comportementaux et sur les techniques scientifiques d'investigation peut améliorer la satisfaction des... Read More