Notre mission consiste à lutter contre la pauvreté en veillant à ce que les politiques sociales s'appuient sur des preuves scientifiques.

J-PAL staff members share the results of an evaluation with Indonesia government workers.
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Establishing effective research collaboration: Finding common ground between policymakers and academics

In Indonesia, there has been growing interest from governments at all levels to adopt a broader culture of evidence- and data-driven policymaking to meet the needs of the country’s most marginalized constituents. However, bridging research and policymaking is often not a straightforward process.

Electric power plant facility in Johannesburg, South Africa
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Powering households and industrial growth: Emerging insights from evolving evidence

Emerging evidence from randomized impact evaluations may provide insight to decision-makers on balancing the tension between industrial growth, energy use, and climate change mitigation—as well as increased connectivity and access for low- and middle-income communities.

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JOI Brazil’s first year promoting evidence generation and use within Brazilian labor markets

The Jobs and Opportunity Initiative in Brazil (JOI Brazil) celebrated one year of working to promote the generation and use of evidence within the Brazilian labor markets. The celebration of its first anniversary and the commemoration of the International Workers' Day helped the is an opportune time...

Houses by the river in Egypt
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Launching the Egypt Impact Lab to strengthen evidence-informed policy and improve development outcomes for Egyptians

The Egyptian Ministry of Planning and Economic Development and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa at the American University in Cairo are proud to announce the launch of the Egypt Impact Lab. Learn about its partners' top priorities and the course for conducting...