Thursday, December 28, 2017
NPR covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on providing low-cost loans to rural farmers Bangladesh to cover temporary migration to urban areas during times of famine.
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.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
J-PAL affiliates and coauthors found that Egyptian rug manufacturers who were contacted about exporting their product increased their profits by up to 26%.
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.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - MIT News
J-PAL North America's new competition will help US education leaders identify technology-based solutions to key challenges in education.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - Bloomberg
Affiliate Damon Jones found that workplace wellness programs are not very effective at improving employees' health or lowering their health-care costs.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - The Economist
The Economist covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on paying poor rural families to send seasonal workers to the city.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - Star Telegram
J-PAL affiliates found that providing a case management system for low-income students made them 31 percent more likely to earn an associate's degree.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Hechinger Report
J-PAL affiliate Peter Bergman found that informing parents through texting of their child’s absences and grades could cut course failures for middle and high school students by nearly 40 percent.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Courthouse News
Texting people reminders about upcoming court dates has cut the failure to appear rate by 26 percent, finds an evaluation funded in part by J-PAL North America.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - Dhaka Tribune
Research by affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak found that No Lean Season, a program that disburses interest-free loans to rural families in Bangladesh so their major earner can migrate to areas with regular...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - J-PAL