Wednesday, November 1, 2017
J-PAL Policy Associate Meagan Neal discusses a randomized evaluation which found that providing a free uniform to girls in Kenya had a huge impact on their school participation.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This month's newsletter announces the blended master's degree combining online learning with a semester at MIT, shares a blog series on increasing girls' school participation, and more.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Bloomberg Businessweek covers J-PAL affiliates' research on the impact of variable pricing plans on electricity consumption during high-cost peak periods.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Learn about the latest research from J-PAL affiliates. This month the digest features new working papers on emigration, tutoring, microcredit, and more.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - LiveMint
J-PAL Deputy Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal reflects on landmark evaluations and partnerships over J-PAL South Asia's ten year history.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Hindustan Times
J-PAL South Asia Research Associate Shreoshee Mukherjee discusses the need for research to inform changes to India's work program, NREGS.
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - Hindustan Times
Research funded by J-PAL's Governance Initiative finds that playing cricket with teammates from different castes leads to more cross-caste friendships and less caste-based discrimination.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - VoxDev
New technologies can drive economic development, but adoption of these technologies is often slow. Researchers investigated the role of organizational innovations in technology adoption.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - The Hindu
The Hindu covers J-PAL South Asia's partnership with the government of Tamil Nadu, including a study on improving sleep for the urban poor.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - The Indian Express
J-PAL South Asia Research Associate Aditi Bhowmick discusses evidence from randomized evaluations on bridging the gender gap in schools.
Monday, October 16, 2017 - LiveMint
J-PAL Directors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo reflect on the work that J-PAL South Asia has accomplished over the past ten years.
Monday, October 2, 2017 - Hindustan Times
This article on medical expenses as a barrier to education in India cites research by J-PAL affiliates on the quality of care provided by less costly informal medical providers.