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May 2024 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's May newsletter features an interview with Rachel Maltz, Senior Program Manager of the City of Carlsbad California’s Innovation and Economic Development Department; new research results on understanding demand for police alternatives, and a blog post on the effects of increasing...

May 2024 Newsletter

J-PAL and MIT offer new Public Policy Master’s track, Celebrating Earth Day 2024, and highlighting J-PAL Scholars.

J-PAL and MIT’s Master of Applied Science in Data, Economics, and Design of Policy program adds a Public Policy Track

This expansion adds a new Public Policy Track to complement the existing International Development Track, opening up new avenues for student learning and research. Designed to tackle poverty alleviation and other pressing policy challenges in the United States and other high-income countries, the...

Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development officially approves integration of the Egypt Impact Evaluation Lab into the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development

Dr. Hala El Said, Egypt's Minister of Planning and Economic Development, has officially approved the integration of the Egypt Impact Lab (EIL) into the organizational structure of the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development to support evidence-based policies and interventions...

April 2024 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's April newsletter features our research partnerships in Puerto Rico and new research results on medical debt relief.

Abril 2024 Newsletter Trimestral J-PAL LAC

Esta edição da newsletter trimestral do J-PAL LAC dá boas-vindas a sua co-diretora científica Jeanne Lafortune. A leitura também trás avanços interessantes sobre as parcerias governamentais do centro de pesquisas na região, com eventos relacionados aos governos chileno e argentino. Descubra as...

April 2024 Newsletter

In the April 2024 newsletter, read about launching the Cape Town Water, Air, and Energy Lab, a new Policy Insight on preventing crime and violence, and lessons from the Nobel Symposium.

Education department set to enlist phone tutoring from Nobel laureates NGO

The department of school education and literacy will collaborate with global NGO J-PAL, which is likely to roll out its celebrated phone tutoring program for maths in Karnataka.