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, September 6, 2017 - J-PAL
Catch up on evidence from the J-PAL network with a new literature review on education technology and a new policy publication on biometric smartcards.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Vox
Vox cites research by J-PAL affiliates on India's employment guarantee program in an article discussing whether the United States should implement a similar policy.
One of the first rules of thumb you learn about developing survey questions is that they should be specific and time-bound, yet some of the most common survey questions for measuring women’s...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - J-PAL
Developing country governments spend millions on anti-poverty programs, yet this money often does not reach the poor. Could electronic payments systems with biometric authentication help solve this...
The rapid growth in use of edtech has outpaced rigorous research on its effectiveness. To help understand how different technologies affect student learning, a new review paper examines evidence...
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - The Washington Post
J-PAL affiliates are evaluating a program that helps former gang members in Boston prepare for and attend college.
Friday, August 25, 2017 - Philippine Daily Inquirer
The Philippine Daily Inquirer covers J-PAL affiliate Nick Bloom's research on working from home.
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - WBUR
Read how College Bound, a nonprofit that assists gang members to enroll in college, is partnering with J-PAL to evaluate its impact.