Thursday, December 28, 2017
NPR covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on providing low-cost loans to rural farmers Bangladesh to cover temporary migration to urban areas during times of famine.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
In the first newsletter of 2018, J-PAL South Asia looks back on ten years of research and policy as the organization at large looks forward to a new executive director and affiliated professors.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
J-PAL affiliates and coauthors found that Egyptian rug manufacturers who were contacted about exporting their product increased their profits by up to 26%.
Friday, December 29, 2017
Catch up on the latest research from J-PAL affiliates, on topics from delivering food subsidies in Indonesia to increasing Norwegian students’ perseverance in math.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - J-PAL
How does J-PAL support governments in using evidence to drive innovation and increase effectiveness? Find out how and read more stories in our newsletter.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - IDR Online
Bandhan-Konnagar's multifaceted Graduation Program has been evaluated by J-PAL affiliates and found to be effective at providing pathways for the poorest to graduate out of extreme poverty.
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - MIT News
MIT profiles J-PAL affiliate David Atkin's work on economic trade and development.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - INSEAD
J-PAL Director Esther Duflo discusses the importance of economists engaging with the logistics how policies are implemented rather than just what the policy is.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - MIT Sloan
J-PAL affiliates and coauthors are launching a randomized evaluation of universal basic income in Kenya.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - J-PAL
Discover new research by J-PAL affiliates on diffusion of agricultural information in Mali, increasing community college completion rates in the United States, and more.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - Chalkbeat
Recent work on the learning gains from tutoring by J-PAL affiliates finds modest gains, compared to a much cited study from 1984.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - WBUR
A randomized evaluation of a workplace wellness program finds no benefits from the program, contradicting results from earlier observational studies.