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Date: 7 May 2018
The MicroMasters team at J-PAL recently announced a new collaboration with ReACT Hub, an MIT initiative that designs and deploys new learning opportunities for displaced populations. Starting in the summer of 2018, ReACT will sponsor a cohort of refugees to join the MicroMasters in Data, Economics...
In 2012, one in four French youth were unemployed. Those who did have jobs were often in low-wage, temporary positions. Researchers evaluated whether a conditional cash transfer targeted to youth aged 18 to 23 could encourage participation in a job placement program and ultimately help them secure...
Country: United States
J-PAL is recruiting an Undergraduate Policy and Communications Intern to contribute to its mission of promoting evidence-based policy. This internship is based at MIT in Cambridge, MA. This is a paid, full-time position (40 hours per week) during the summer. Start and end dates are flexible, but we...
This evaluation analyzes whether single women avoid career-enhancing actions that would harm them in the marriage market. In an elite US MBA program, newly-admitted students completed a questionnaire to be used in internship placement. Some randomly-selected students thought their answers would be...
Date: 7 December 2018
This is a guest post from Lauren Benner of the MIT Refugee Action Hub. More than 68.5 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes in search of safety and stability. A majority of these refugees face long-term displacement. Most will not have the opportunity to return home...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's One Summer Chicago (formerly known as One Summer Plus) brings together government institutions, community-based organizations and companies to offer over 31,000 employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24.
Sarah Baum is a Policy Associate at J-PAL Global, where she works on the Crime, Violence and Conflict sector and the Environment and Energy sector. In this role, she produces policy publications and conducts policy outreach for evidence dissemination. Prior to joining J-PAL in 2019, Sarah served...
Chloe Lesieur joined J-PAL in 2018 and works as a Development Coordinator for the North America regional office. She provides administrative, fundraising, and operational support to the office including executive support for Mary Ann Bates, Executive Director. Previously, Chloe worked as an...
Indriani Pratiwi is a Research Associate at J-PAL Southeast Asia where she works on project development. Prior to joining J-PAL in 2019, Indri worked in the field of anti-corruption and government accountability. She also had internship experience at various non-profit organizations in Sydney,...
Between 2008 and 2011 unemployment rates increased steeply in many industrialized countries, disproportionately affecting young people with less education. In 2009, researchers tested the relative effectiveness of different employment services targeted at university dropouts.