How does industrialization affect workers’ well-being? J-PAL affiliated professor Chris Blattman (University of Chicago), along with Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford), partnered with five firms in Ethiopia to evaluate the effects of being offered an industrial job—such as positions in textile factories or on large-scale farms—versus an entrepreneurship promotion program.
The Mexico City Labor Court is collaborating with J-PAL affiliated professors, through support from J-PAL’s Government Partnership Initiative (GPI), to scale up results from an evaluation of a court mediation program designed to improve citizens’ access to justice.
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