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About the Position J-PAL’s Dataverse hosts research data from over a hundred RCTs, and J-PAL researchers publish new data sets all the time. They come from research projects spanning the diverse research interests of J-PAL’s affiliates, from health research in India to crime data from Brazil. This...
Organization: Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD)
Start and end dates: flexible, with an absolute minimum 8 week commitment Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at the Harvard Kennedy School has partnered with India’s Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) to conduct research focused on development policy in India. Both IFMR and EPoD...
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...
Type: Field Research Associate
We are seeking a Research Associate (RA) for the project “Price Competition Amongst Market Vendors”. The RA will run the field operations and work closely with the 2 PIs (Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia). The RA will be based in Delhi, where the project will be...
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...
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...
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.
Desmond Amuh is a Policy Associate at J-PAL North America, where he provides evaluation support and is involved in stakeholder engagement and policy outreach. Prior to joining J-PAL, Desmond held various positions in the public and nonprofit sectors, including internships at the Federal Reserve...