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Organization: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Country: Multiple Countries
IPA is accepting applications for internship positions available world-wide.
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...
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...
Video of Research Transparency and Reproducibility J-PAL has been awarded a three-year grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation to promote research transparency and reproducibility. There are four main objectives of this grant: Increase the number of...
Akankshita Dey is a Research Associate at J-PAL South Asia where she is currently working on the Impact of Vocational Skill Training project which aims at understanding the need for vocational skill training in India. Akankshita has also worked on the Mohalla Sabha project with the Government of...
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.
Elisabeth O'Toole is a Research Associate at J-PAL North America where she primarily works on the Pay For Success evaluation of Nurse-Family Partnership. In this role, she oversees study fielding efforts by providing technical and communicative support between the research team and implementing...
Aditi Gautam is a Research Associate at J-PAL South Asia where she works on the Mindspark Scale Up in Rajasthan which is also part of the RISE (Research on Improving Systems of Education) program. The program evaluates technology-aided learning that customize pedagogy to teach students at the right...
Administrative Associate (Trial Registry)
Keesler Welch joined J-PAL in 2013 to manage and administer the American Economic Association's (AEA) randomized controlled trial (RCT) registry, while also providing support for Professor Abhijit Banerjee.
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.