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Las mentorías personalizadas impulsan los ingresos de microempresarios

Monday, February 11, 2019 - Diario Financiero

Un estudio realizado en Chile y publicado en el American Economic Journal muestra que hay componentes específicos de los programas que generan más impacto.

How public service announcements reduced violence against women

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - Vox

A randomized evaluation conducted by J-PAL affiliate Donald Green suggests that PSAs are an effective tool for combating domestic violence in Uganda. Read the full article at Vox.

A student and teacher in Zambia

February 2019 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - J-PAL

In our February 2019 newsletter, Co-Impact announces funding for Teaching at the Right Level in Africa, J-PAL launches Innovation in Government Initiative, and more.

The parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides. Credit: Getty Images

We Need to Talk about Intestinal Worms

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - Scientific American (blog)

A blog post citing evidence from randomized evaluations conducted by J-PAL affiliates calls for a recommitment to fighting intestinal worms.

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U2’s Bono throws star power behind impact investing

Friday, January 25, 2019 - On Wall Street

J-PAL is partnering with Y Analytics, a new analytics company launched by Bono and TPG Growth with the aim of broadening the financial industry’s commitment to sustainable development.

Pratham non-profit among one of the largest in India, which is supported by Pratham USA, works on education intervention. (Photo: Pratham.org)

Pratham and other organizations selected for $80 million Africa project grant

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - News India Times

Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) Africa, a joint venture between Pratham and J-PAL, has been named one of five recipients of an $80 million commitment from the global philanthropic collaborative Co...

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How to improve school-choice systems

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Chicago Booth Review

A study by J-PAL affiliate Christopher Neilson looks at the algorithms used in school admissions systems.

Photo by: Catherine Cheney / Devex

How big grants can pave the way to more investment

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - Devex

Devex explores how large preparatory grants can act as a catalyst to help programs like Teaching at the Right Level Africa develop a plan for larger and longer-term investments.

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