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July 2018 Newsletter

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - J-PAL

Explore new research resources on measuring women's and girls' empowerment and understanding statistical power, get to know affiliate Adam Osman's work in MENA, and more.

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How Postcards Solved The Problem Of Disappearing Rice

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - NPR

NPR covers J-PAL affiliates' research on improving delivery of subsidized rice to poor households in Indonesia.

J-PAL North America’s Education, Technology, and Opportunity Innovation Competition announces inaugural partners

Friday, July 6, 2018 - MIT News

J-PAL North America will partner with Family Engagement Lab and the Western Governors University Center for Applied Learning Science to generate evidence on how technology can improve student...

Bookshelf with econ journals

June 2018 Research Newsletter

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - J-PAL

Catch up on the latest resarch from J-PAL affiliates, from take up of welfare programs in the US to the effect of increased teacher salaries in Indonesia.

DFID-backed RCTs take on 'new frontiers' in fragile countries

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - Devex

Devex covers IPA and J-PAL's Governance, Conflict, and Crime Initiative, funded by the UK Department for International Development.

J-PAL in global tie-up to promote education, health

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - Trade Arabia

J-PAL co-hosted an event in Tokyo with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Pratham, an Indian education NGO, on promoting education and health, especially in Africa.

In search of India’s missing women

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - The Hindu Business Line

Research by J-PAL affiliates on reducing discrimination against women points to policy interventions that could help balance the sex ratio in India.

Training program by World Bank's IFC to build female leaders in Bangladesh

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Devdiscourse

A study funded by J-PAL's Urban Services Initiative evaluated a training program for female sewing operators designed to redress the imbalance on sewing lines in Bangladesh’s ready made garment...

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