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December 2017 Newsletter

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - J-PAL

Announcing J-PAL's recruitment drive, a new grant for governance, crime, and conflict research, and more in this month's newsletter.

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Release: IPA and J-PAL announce US$16 million grant from UK government to fund new research on solutions to challenges in governance, crime and conflict, and peace and recovery

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), two research centers working to support evidence-informed policymaking, were jointly awarded a grant of GBP...

J-PAL North America calls for proposals from governments and health care organizations

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - MIT News

Apply to our State and Local Innovation Competition and Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition for support in testing innovative approaches to address pressing policy challenges.

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Know most polluting industries in state, push for action

Friday, December 1, 2017 - Times of India

J-PAL is involved in a project to make industrial pollution data accessible to the citizens of Maharashtra, India.

Young men have their hands on their chests

Thinking slower, becoming a man

Friday, December 1, 2017 - Northwestern Now

Northwestern covers J-PAL affiliate Jon Guryan's research on the impact of cognitive behavioral therapy on arrest and graduation rates in Chicago Public Schools.

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November 2017 Research Newsletter

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - J-PAL

Read new publications by J-PAL affiliates on public employment programs, voter mobilization, and more in the latest research newsletter.

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HUD embodies the pathologies afflicting the White House

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - The Economist

Research by J-PAL affiliates on the benefits of moving to higher income neighborhoods bolsters arguments for changing housing policy in the United States.

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Cricket can help bridge India's caste divisions, researchers find

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - The National

Research funded by J-PAL's Governance Initiative found that playing cricket with teammates from different castes reduced discrimination.

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