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Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Glimpses of Pratham's 20-year partnership with Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - The Indian Express

Rukmini Banerji of long-time J-PAL partner, Pratham, says, "little did we know when we embarked together on a journey 20 years ago, that the path from Mumbai’s municipal schools would eventually lead...

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Odisha Govt Asks Employees to Take Online Courses on Better Governance

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - The Hindustan Times

Odisha government asks employees to enroll in policy-oriented online courses offered by J-PAL and other institutions. Read more at The Hindustan Times.

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Banerjee and Duflo’s journey with Pratham

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - Ideas for India

This year’s economics Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo have worked closely with education NGO Pratham in India for more than 20 years. Pratham’s CEO Rukmini Banerji provides a...

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Letting the World Know 'What Works'

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - The Hindu

Arjun Agarwal, of long-time J-PAL partner, Pratham, discusses how Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo have become supporters, advisers, and friends of the organization.  Read more at The Hindu....

Release: Government of Odisha partners with J-PAL South Asia to maximize the impact of anti-poverty programs

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Oct 31 2019: The Government of Odisha signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia to engage in a strategic evidence-based...

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Odisha govt partners with J-PAL for evidence-based approach to policy formation

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - Times of India

J-PAL will help the state government in formulating effective policies to address issues like malnutrition, women empowerment, distress migration, health-worker performance, and improving...

Odisha to partner Nobel laureates’ J-PAL

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - The New Indian Express

The partnership with a prestigious research centre like J-PAL is being done under Odisha Government’s 5T Initiatives which look at transformative action. Read the full article on The New Indian...

Les cofondateurs de J-PAL Abhijit Banerjee et Esther Duflo avec l’équipe dirigeante de J-PAL en juillet 2019 au Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). (De gauche à droite: David Sears, Paula Pedro, Benjamin Olken, Lina Marliani, Anna Schrimpf, Esther Duflo, Iqbal Dhaliwal, Ann Bates, Anja Sautmann, Abhijit Banerjee, Shobhini Mukerji, Laura Poswell, John Floretta.)

Release: J-PAL Co-Founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo Awarded Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) co-founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, with longtime J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer, were jointly awarded the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in...

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