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For breathable air: Environmental data transparency and Star Rating systems will improve air quality

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - The Times of India

J-PAL affiliate Michael Greenstone discusses how India can tackle air pollution.

What Research Reveals About the Impact of Media on Voter Behaviour

Monday, May 20, 2019 - India Spend

J-PAL staff at out South Asia office share some learnings from our affiliates' research on the impact of the media on voters behavior.

Harvard Economist Raj Chetty Named Carnegie Fellow for 2019, Wins ‘Brainy Award’

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - Indian West

J-PAL affiliate Raj Chetty among 32 Carnegie Corporation fellowship winners.

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Harvard Economist Raj Chetty Named Carnegie Fellow for 2019, Wins ‘Brainy Award’

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - IndiaWest

J-PAL affiliate Raj Chetty has been named by the Carnegie Corporation as one of 32 Andrew Carnegie Fellows for 2019.

A digital map of the world with different data points

May 2019 Newsletter

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - J-PAL

In our May 2019 newsletter, J-PAL launches the IDEA initiative, the Environment & Energy team discusses possible climate policies, and more.

Andhra Pradesh is experimenting with edu-tech in a big way

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Financial Express

Article features work by J-PAL affiliate Karthik Muralidharan in Andhra Pradesh.

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Applying lessons from war-torn Africa to Chicago

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - The Economist

J-PAL affiliate Chris Blattman is rigorously evaluating a program in Chicago aimed at reducing violent crime through an intervention that combines job training with months of intense efforts to teach...

Economist Costas Meghir on seeking scalable solutions to entrenched poverty

Monday, April 29, 2019 - YaleNews

J-PAL affiliate Costas Meghir spoke to YaleNews about his ongoing research evaluating an early-childhood intervention in Odisha, India.