Thursday, December 28, 2017
NPR covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on providing low-cost loans to rural farmers Bangladesh to cover temporary migration to urban areas during times of famine.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
In the first newsletter of 2018, J-PAL South Asia looks back on ten years of research and policy as the organization at large looks forward to a new executive director and affiliated professors.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
J-PAL affiliates and coauthors found that Egyptian rug manufacturers who were contacted about exporting their product increased their profits by up to 26%.
Friday, December 29, 2017
Catch up on the latest research from J-PAL affiliates, on topics from delivering food subsidies in Indonesia to increasing Norwegian students’ perseverance in math.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - Dhaka Tribune
Research by affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak found that No Lean Season, a program that disburses interest-free loans to rural families in Bangladesh so their major earner can migrate to areas with regular...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - Bloomberg
Bloomberg discusses research on increasing mobility, citing studies by J-PAL affiliates on the Moving to Opportunity program in the United States and a program facilitating seasonal migration in...
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - NPR
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - City Today
J-PAL Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal's distinguished lecture at the MYRA School of Business in Mysuru, India, discussed the importance of data-driven decision-making.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - Hindustan Times
J-PAL Director Abhijit Banerjee discusses J-PAL South Asia's work over the past decade on encouraging evidence-based policymaking in the region.
Monday, December 18, 2017 - LiveMint
Researchers discuss their J-PAL-funded project on encouraging citizens to run in elections in Pakistan.
Friday, December 15, 2017 - The Hindu
A randomized evaluation of a school-based program promoting gender equity brought about a “significant shift” in both the gender attitudes and behavior of the program recipients.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - LiveMint
J-PAL South Asia Executive Director Shobhini Mukerji and CEO of Pratham Rukmini Banerji discuss the close partnership between the two organizations.