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.

Health care workers filling out forms

US Health Care Delivery Initiative

  • Health
No active RFP cycles
 J-PAL staff and members of the government of Tamil Nadu sign an MoU

Government Partnerships Initiative

  • Political Economy & Governance
No active RFP cycles
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Skills for Youth Program

  • Labor Markets
  • Education
No active RFP cycles