Wednesday, November 15, 2017
J-PAL Deputy Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal reflects on landmark evaluations and partnerships over J-PAL South Asia's ten year history.
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.
J-PAL affiliate Tavneet Suri discusses how randomized evaluations can help philantrhopists use their money most effectively.
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.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - VoxDev
A randomized evaluation in Colombia shows that delaying disbursement of conditional cash transfers can have substantial long-term effects on educational investment.
Friday, September 29, 2017 - The New York Times
J-PAL affiliate Seema Jayachandran's op-ed discusses evidence showing that government participation in markets in India and Mexico benefitted consumers and laborers.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Vox
Vox covers a randomized evaluation which found that providing food aid caused food prices to drop in many rural villages in Mexico.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Exame
Brazilian periodical Exame features J-PAL's new work with the Government of Brazil and discusses the need for rigorous evidence in Brazilian policymaking.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - The Economist
The Economist cites research by J-PAL affiliates Claudio Ferraz and Frederico Finan that found that audits of municipal accounts showing financial irregularities and diversion of funds had a dramatic...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - J-PAL
How can policymakers learn what programs might effectively reduce gender-based violence in their context? In 2016, Peru has seen 108 murders of women and over 50,000 reported cases of domestic and...
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Science Business
The Jacobs Foundation has awarded J-PAL Affiliate Professor Orazio Attanasio with the 2016 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize in recognition of his groundbreaking achievements in child and youth...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - El Mercurio