Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Vox covers a randomized evaluation which found that providing food aid caused food prices to drop in many rural villages in Mexico.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
J-PAL welcomes five new affiliates, Executive Director Rachel Glennerster announces her appointment as Chief Economist at DFID, and more in the latest newsletter.
Monday, September 18, 2017
This opinion piece cites evidence from J-PAL affiliates on providing incentives to delay child marriage in Bangladesh.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Learn about the latest research from J-PAL affiliates. This month the digest features new working papers on emigration, tutoring, microcredit, and more.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - J-PAL
Monday, October 2, 2017 - Hindustan Times
This article on medical expenses as a barrier to education in India cites research by J-PAL affiliates on the quality of care provided by less costly informal medical providers.
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.
Monday, September 25, 2017 - The Hechinger Report
The Hechinger Report summarizes take-aways from a literature review of rigorous evaluations of education technologies.
Monday, September 25, 2017 - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
J-PAL North America Scientific Director Lawrence Katz discusses his randomized evaluation research on housing policy and direction for the lab going forward.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - The Practice
J-PAL affiliate James Greiner and J-PAL Executive Director Rachel Glennerster discuss randomized evaluation research on topics from child marriage to microcredit.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Politico Magazine
Politico Magazine covers Becoming a Man, a cognitive behavioral therapy program which J-PAL affiliated researchers have evaluated and found to reduce violent crime arrrests.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Politico
For years, big-city mayors have touted the virtues of summer jobs programs for disadvantaged youth. They often work, just not as expected. POLITICO covers what we know from randomized evaluations of...