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World Malaria Day: End Malaria by Preventing It

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - J-PAL

This year’s theme for World Malaria Day is “End Malaria for Good”—a theme that reflects the tremendous progress that has been made since 2000 in reducing the incidence of the disease, as well as a...

April 2017 Research Newsletter

Monday, April 24, 2017 - J-PAL

Read the latest research from J-PAL affiliates and initiatives, including studies on job training programs, cash transfers, energy conservation, and more.

Blog: Michael Greenstone testifies to Congress on the social cost of carbon

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

J-PAL affiliate Michael Greenstone testified to Congress on how policymakers can calculate the monetary costs and benefits of environmental regulations.

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Watch The MTV Soap Opera That Is Secretly Teaching Sex Ed

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - NPR

NPR interviews J-PAL Director Abhijit Banerjee about his co-authored study on whether watching an MTV show increased Nigerian youth's understanding of safe sex, HIV and domestic violence.

Reaping greater impacts in agricultural extension

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - J-PAL

Technologies like improved seeds and fertilizer have the potential to help farmers significantly increase their yields and therefore increase their profits. In some cases, adoption of agricultural...

Recognizing World Health Day: Discovering what works to improve mental health around the world

Friday, April 7, 2017 - J-PAL

We often think about health in physical terms, and even then, we sometimes take our own health for granted until we start to feel poorly or become sick ourselves. The World Health Organization,...

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April 2017 Newsletter

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - J-PAL

As Earth Day approaches on April 22, we're highlighting J-PAL affiliated professors' 38 studies within our dedicated Environment & Energy sector.

Fishermen in Chile on the docks

Engaging Consumers to Promote Sustainable Fishing in Chile

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - J-PAL

Sernapesca partnered with J-PAL affiliate and Environment and Energy sector co-chair Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale) and Andrés Gonzalez (UC Berkeley) to conduct a randomized evaluation comparing a consumer...

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