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A wellness program at work may make you feel good, but it won’t improve your health

Friday, April 19, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Study by J-PAL affiliate Katherine Baicker shows little benefit from employee wellness programs.

Iqbal delivering his lecture at Roxbury Latin

Economics As A Force for Good: Iqbal Dhaliwal Delivers Wyner Lecture

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - Roxbury Latin

J-PAL Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal delivered the 2019 Wyner Lecturer at Roxbury Latin.

Employee Wellness Programs Yield Little Benefit, Study Shows

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - The New York Times

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move The Needle, Study Finds

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - Kaiser Health News

How Well Do Workplace Wellness Programs Work?

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - NPR

Pascaline Dupas

Stanford economist awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Friday, April 12, 2019 - Stanford News

J-PAL affiliate Pascaline Dupas has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship.

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April 2019 Newsletter

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - J-PAL

In our April 2019 newsletter, SFSD launches a new program in Egypt, J-PAL hosts a workshop for women’s and girls’ empowerment in Indonesia, and more.

Clinical Decision Support software may hold the key to guiding providers toward better healthcare, according to new research from MIT Sloan

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - PR News Wire

As concerns mount about the overuse of powerful and costly diagnostic imaging tests, such as CT scans and MRIs, a new study by J-PAL affiliates suggests that software designed to help doctors make...