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Ready to learn: Generating and using evidence to reduce gender-based violence in Peru

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - J-PAL

How can policymakers learn what programs might effectively reduce gender-based violence in their context? In 2016, Peru has seen 108 murders of women and over 50,000 reported cases of domestic and...

(video) Three Questions with Dean Karlan

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - Stanford Social Innovation Review

J-PAL Affiliate Dean Karlan (Yale) talks with Stanford Social Innovation Review's Michael Slind about how to fight poverty and advance economic inclusion.

Why pilot? Lessons from a Nurse-Family Partnership case study

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - J-PAL North America Blog

Careful study design and thoughtful execution are critical for generating high-quality, robust estimates of a program’s impact. Research manager Michelle Woodford shares her thoughts on why building...

November 2016 Research Newsletter

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - J-PAL

Read new papers from J-PAL affiliated researchers on technology in education, community-based development, the effect of Medicaid coverage on health, and more.

State and local governments invited to apply for funding, support on pressing policy challenges

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - MIT News

J-PAL North America has announced that it is now accepting letters of interest from U.S. state and local governments through the J-PAL State and Local Innovation Initiative. This initiative supports...

Philadelphia city hall building

State and local governments invited to apply for funding, support on pressing policy challenges

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - MIT News

J-PAL North America is now accepting letters of interest from US state and local governments through the J-PAL State and Local Innovation Initiative. Selected governments will partner with J-PAL...

Philadelphia city hall building

State and local governments invited to apply for funding, support on pressing policy challenges

Monday, November 14, 2016 - J-PAL

Selected governments will partner with MIT's J-PAL North America to test which programs work, which work best, and why.

Nine SHASS faculty members awarded named professorships

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - MIT News

J-PAL North America's Scientific Director Amy Finkelstein has been named the John and Jennie S. MacDonald Professor for a five-year term. This professorship recognizes Finkelstein's outstanding...

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