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In search of India’s missing women

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - The Hindu Business Line

Research by J-PAL affiliates on reducing discrimination against women points to policy interventions that could help balance the sex ratio in India.

Training program by World Bank's IFC to build female leaders in Bangladesh

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Devdiscourse

A study funded by J-PAL's Urban Services Initiative evaluated a training program for female sewing operators designed to redress the imbalance on sewing lines in Bangladesh’s ready made garment...

Getting mindful of money matters

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Economic Times

Senior Policy Manager Ruchika Singh discusses evidence from evaluations of financial education programs.

Four lessons for personalised learning

Friday, June 1, 2018 - GovInsider

J-PAL affiliated researchers found that a computer-based adaptive learning platform increased test scores for students in India.

Cricket game

Unity in cricket: Integrated leagues and caste divisions

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Ideas for India

Research funded by J-PAL's governance initiative studied the impact of mixed-caste cricket teams on caste divisions in India.

Kids at computer lab

Brookings created a blueprint to help countries around the world radically transform education

Monday, May 21, 2018 - Quartz

Brookings' new book on education innovations discusses an educational technology called Mindspark, which J-PAL affiliates evaluated and found to be effective.

Evaluating the panchayati raj institutions at 25

Monday, April 30, 2018 - LiveMint

An opinion piece on panchayati raj institutions in India cites evidence from J-PAL affiliates which found that districts with seats reserved for women invested more in public goods.

Man entering public restroom

For Sustained Cleanliness, Cities Need Tested Sanitation Solutions

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - The Wire

J-PAL South Asia Senior Policy Manager Gautam Patel discusses an ongoing evaluation of an urban sanitation project in Odisha, India.