J-PAL initiatives concentrate funding and other resources around priority topics for which rigorous policy-relevant research is urgently needed. 

Each initiative identifies key gaps in the evidence; funds cutting-edge research; and supports policy engagement to share results and scale up effective programs.

A Rohingya refugee entrepreneur at the chili paste business she runs from her home in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. © 2017 Shutterstock _ Krisha Vishinpir

Displaced Livelihoods Initiative (DLI)

Proposals Due: January 19, 2024