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Employee Wellness Programs Yield Little Benefit, Study Shows

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - The New York Times

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move The Needle, Study Finds

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - Kaiser Health News

How Well Do Workplace Wellness Programs Work?

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - NPR

Stanford economist awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Friday, April 12, 2019 - Stanford News

J-PAL affiliate Pascaline Dupas has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Clinical Decision Support software may hold the key to guiding providers toward better healthcare, according to new research from MIT Sloan

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - PR News Wire

As concerns mount about the overuse of powerful and costly diagnostic imaging tests, such as CT scans and MRIs, a new study by J-PAL affiliates suggests that software designed to help doctors make...

Imran Rasul at a desk.

Pakistani economist Imran Rasul honoured with prestigious European award

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - The News

J-PAL affiliate Imran Rasul has been honoured with the prestigious Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics 2019.

Public disclosures help hold politicians accountable

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - Qrius

Article featuring research by J-PAL affiliates, Abhijit Banerjee and Rohini Pande, which examined the effect that publicizing politicians’ records had on electoral results in the 2012 municipal...

Children in an outdoor classroom hold books.

Bridging the gap: Study suggests huge gains from tech-aided learning

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - The Financial Express

A new study conducted by J-PAL affiliate Karthik Muralidharan shows that the greater use of technology in pedagogy could deliver substantial gains.