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Transform Learning shortlisted for WISE Awards

This article discusses how J-PAL affiliated professors have evaluated the education program, Transform Learning, which has recently been shortlisted to be among the 12 finalists of the 2023 WISE Awards.

April 2023 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's April newsletter highlights how evidence can be leveraged at the end of the public health emergency.

J-PAL North America announces six new evaluation incubator partners to catalyze research on pressing social issues

The J-PAL North America office is partnering with six new partners. Learn more about how J-PAL North America will support two nonprofits and four government agencies in designing randomized evaluations on housing stability, procedural justice, transportation, income assistance, and more.

April 2023 J-PAL LAC Quarterly Newsletter

New J-PAL LAC quarterly newsletter in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. We hope that this newsletter offers you helpful resources for improving lives through evidence in Latin America and the Caribbean!

Empowering patients with information to improve hospital accountability

Despite the expansion of free healthcare for the poor throughout India, many hospitals continue to charge patients out-of-pocket fees. In this article, J-PAL affiliate Pascaline Dupas and Jain investigate whether informing patients of their benefits helps hold hospitals accountable

Bridge Kenya Joins The Globe In Celebrating World Book Day

This blog explores youth education, and focuses on a study led by J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer about the effects of Bridge International Academies methodology on literacy in Kenya.

Reactivación educativa en Chile [Opinión]

Desde la independencia de la academia nos ponemos a disposición del Gobierno y la sociedad para colaborar compartiendo la mejor evidencia disponible para reactivar la educación y mejorar la salud mental dentro de las comunidades educativas.

J-PAL North America and Results for America launch support for state and local leaders to evaluate programs using federal recovery dollars

As state and local leaders leverage federal relief funding to invest in their communities, a new program will support these governments in using data, evaluation, and evidence to advance effective and equitable government programming for generations to come.