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In Delhi Experiment, Software Sparks Success

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - Education Next

J-PAL affiliate Karthik Muralidharan talks about his study on a “blended learning” program in India.

David Deming Named Faculty Director of Harvard Kennedy School Wiener Center

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - The Harvard Crimson

J-PAL affiliate David J. Deming was named the faculty director of the Kennedy School’s Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, the school announced Wednesday.

David Autor awarded Carnegie fellowship

Monday, April 22, 2019 - MIT News

J-PAL affiliate will study U.S. demographics and the urban-rural split in contemporary society.

J-PAL North America’s newest initiative explores the work of the future

Friday, April 19, 2019 - MIT News

Nonprofit and industry leaders, researchers, and policymakers gather for a kick-off conference to discuss how to make work more equitable, efficient, and just.

A wellness program at work may make you feel good, but it won’t improve your health

Friday, April 19, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Study by J-PAL affiliate Katherine Baicker shows little benefit from employee wellness programs.

Iqbal delivering his lecture at Roxbury Latin

Economics As A Force for Good: Iqbal Dhaliwal Delivers Wyner Lecture

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - Roxbury Latin

J-PAL Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal delivered the 2019 Wyner Lecturer at Roxbury Latin.

How Well Do Workplace Wellness Programs Work?

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - NPR

Employee Wellness Programs Yield Little Benefit, Study Shows

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - The New York Times

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