Release: J-PAL Co-Founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo Awarded Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) co-founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, with longtime J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer, were jointly awarded the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The prize was awarded “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
J-PAL co-founders and newly minted Nobel laureates, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee, discuss how the pursuit of rapid growth won’t solve the huge challenges we face. A more honest, humane approach is the answer. Read the full article at The Guardian.
Release: Government of Odisha partners with J-PAL South Asia to maximize the impact of anti-poverty programs
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Oct 31 2019: The Government of Odisha signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia to engage in a strategic evidence-based approach to policymaking in order to maximise the impact of state anti-poverty programmes across a wide range of sectors.