Wednesday, April 5, 2017
As Earth Day approaches on April 22, we're highlighting J-PAL affiliated professors' 38 studies within our dedicated Environment & Energy sector.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Brazilian periodical Exame features J-PAL's new work with the Government of Brazil and discusses the need for rigorous evidence in Brazilian policymaking.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Read new papers from J-PAL affiliates on nudging medical providers to adopt better care practices, the impact of savings groups in Ghana, Malawi, and Uganda, interventions to reduce crime and dropout among youth in Chicago, and more.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The MIT Technology Review features J-PAL affiliate Catherine Wolfram and her work on energy markets.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - J-PAL
We often think about health in physical terms, and even then, we sometimes take our own health for granted until we start to feel poorly or become sick ourselves. The World Health Organization,...
Friday, March 31, 2017 - Core Econ
J-PAL Director Esther Duflo discussed research on how quotas for women to serve on panchayats--Indian village councils--affected what investments the village made as well as local attitudes towards...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - IndiaSpend
IndiaSpend reports on J-PAL funded research examining the impact of Mindspark, a personalized learning software, on student achievement in India.
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - The Hindustan Times
Gautam Patel, J-PAL South Asia Senior Policy Manager proposes some reverse thinking to identify India's poorest: asking them to identify themselves and apply for benefits. Citing evidence from a...
Friday, March 10, 2017 - Ideas for India
Co-Chair of J-PAL's Political Economy and Governance sector, Rohini Pande, discusses policies to overcome social norms that discourage Indian women from working.
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - India Spend
Spend India features the findings of a J-PAL randomized controlled trial in India that engaged communities in education. Interventions that involve beneficiaries in improving public services have...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - Indian Express
The Indian Express featured a summary of J-PAL's bulletin, Make it Rain, which discusses the low demand among farmers for weather index insurance.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - The Indian Express
J-PAL Directors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo discuss the MITx Micromasters in Data, Economics, and Development Policy and how it makes learning more accessible to students in India and around...