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The UBI Debate: What We Know – and Don’t Know – About Universal Basic Income

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - NextBillion

J-PAL Senior Policy Manager Alison Fahey summarizes evidence from randomized evaluations on cash transfers that can help inform the debate on universal basic income.

Strengthening safety nets for the poor

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - The Jakarta Post

Rema Hanna and Ben Olken, Scientific Directors for J-PAL Southeast Asia, discuss the evidence on social protection programs.

Cash transfers to Indonesia's poor don't discourage work

Friday, October 30, 2015 - Jakarta Globe

A commentary by Ben Olken and Rema Hanna, co-scientific directors of J-PAL Southeast Asia.

Building world class knowledge in the fight against poverty

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - AusAID

Read AusAID Director General Peter Baxter’s adapted remarks from the J-PAL Southeast Asia launch.

Indonesian President opens new J-PAL office in Jakarta

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - AME Info

Translating research into action in poverty reduction

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - Saudi Gazette

SBY Buka Pusat Penelitian Dunia J-PAL di Jakarta

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 -