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.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - The National
Research funded by J-PAL's Governance Initiative found that playing cricket with teammates from different castes reduced discrimination.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - LiveMint
J-PAL Deputy Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal reflects on landmark evaluations and partnerships over J-PAL South Asia's ten year history.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Financial Times
J-PAL affiliate Tavneet Suri discusses how randomized evaluations can help philantrhopists use their money most effectively.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Hindustan Times
J-PAL South Asia Research Associate Shreoshee Mukherjee discusses the need for research to inform changes to India's work program, NREGS.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Dr. Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL),...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Governing
In an op-ed in Governing Magazine, Executive Director Mary Ann Bates discusses how a new bill before Congress might create opportunities for governments at every level to learn about which social...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - USAID
USAID's Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program announced funding for J-PAL Africa, Pratham, and UNICEF/Zambia to work with the Zambian Ministry of General Education in a nationwide rollout of...
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - Hindustan Times
Research funded by J-PAL's Governance Initiative finds that playing cricket with teammates from different castes leads to more cross-caste friendships and less caste-based discrimination.