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Sign reading "Swarna Sub-1" in rice field

ATAI launches new site

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - J-PAL

The Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI), a collaboration between J-PAL and CEGA, launched a new site featuring emerging insights into improving the adoption and profitable use of...

Doctor's gloved hands holding patient's hand

Inaugural J-PAL Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition Winners Announced

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The competition supports the development of large-scale randomized controlled trials of innovative programs with the potential to serve as models for improving health care for vulnerable populations...

Trees Stop Climate Change—Can We Pay People To Stop Cutting Them Down?

Friday, August 12, 2016 - FastCompany

New programs are offering the people who benefit most from cutting down trees to instead take a cash payment. And it seems to be a good investment.

August 2016 Research Newsletter

Friday, August 12, 2016 - J-PAL

Read new working papers from J-PAL affiliates on reducing corruption in Brazil, increasing savings in Afghanistan, and more.

Corrupción entretenida

Friday, August 5, 2016 - Qué Pasa

¿Qué programa puede influir más en la política: los noticieros o las teleseries? ¿Qué medio impacta más en las denuncias de corrupción: la radio, los diarios o la televisión? El académico brasileño...

Beneficiary of Graduation in Bangladesh with her livestock

July 2016 Newsletter

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - J-PAL

Read about research to make cities safer, a livelihoods program being scaled to over half a million people, private access to contraception, and more.

Police officers in Colombia

Hotspotting and police engagement to reduce crime and police violence in Latin America

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - J-PAL

Police officers in Colombia (posztos |

July 2016 Research Newsletter

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Read new research from J-PAL affiliated professors, including the effect of information on adoption of a new seed variety in India.